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Global Warming Back In The News Tuesday President Obama announces steps to address global warming. The Economist, a magazine which has heretofore been an advocate of drastic action, suggests that less convincing evidence of rising temperatures may make political acceptance of new initiatives a tough sell. Cohn does his best to affirm that the urgent [...]

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The French Plan For The Auto Industry

Proving that government assistance to industry rarely proceeds logically, the French have announced that they will provide $7.9 billion to their ailing auto industry. The assistance, however, comes with strings. Addressing a conference of industry executives, government officials and labor union representatives, Prime Minister Fran├žois Fillon said the government stands ready to provide funds to [...]

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