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It is possible to imagine a world without banks—but is it desirable?

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shitstorm latest: when the government said it was impossible to stop sewage storm discharges - because it would cost £150bn - they meant it was actually possible after all

As the world turns... Only 1 continent is currently on the rise with Covid: Europe@OurWorldInData  England's cases are in decline 👍 But Central and Eastern Europe are soaring

Start with what happened in the first few years of the financial crisis and aftermath. Here's the monetary base, which is what the Fed controls directly, one measure of the money supply, and nominal GDP 2/

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“For the next game, you have to avoid checking your crypto portfolio for 24 hours”

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I kinda like avocado toast & pro level coffee tbh :) Starbase cuisine does an amazing job with those.

Nothing out of the ordinary here, folks. No urgency on climate.

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The event curve for symptomatic infections in the age 5-11 Pfizer trial presented at FDA today (2 doses given, 3 weeks apart)

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Senator Joe Manchin, a crucial swing vote in the chamber, said he opposes a Democratic measure requiring banks to report deposits and withdrawals of some accounts to the IRS to help find tax cheats

“When it comes to the use of economic engagement as a diplomatic tool, Japan—not the United States—is China’s peer competitor.”

🚨📺 I’m joining @johnrobertsFox  & @SandraSmithFox  on @FoxNews  at 2:15pm ET to talk about how Big Tech is abusing its power to censor Americans and harm our kids. Tune-in!

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