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20 Years of Data Reveals 'Free Trade' Fallacies

20 Years of Data Reveals 'Free Trade' Fallacies
Fast-tracked international trade deals have led to exploding U.S. trade deficits, soaring food imports into the U.S., increased off-shoring of American jobs, and an "unprecedented rise in income inequality," according to new data released Thursday by the watchdog group Public Citizen.
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PTSD: The Forgotten Victim of America's Gun Violence

PTSD: The Forgotten Victim of America's Gun Violence
The trauma that shooting victims suffer lasts long after their physical wounds heal. And while research shows shockingly high rates of PTSD among shooting victims – more than 40 percent at Chicago’s Cook County Hospital – money for screening is hard to come by.
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Nicole Collins Bronzan
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I Spy: Fed and Tech Companies Compromise on Disclosure of NSA Data Requests

I Spy: Fed and Tech Companies Compromise on Disclosure of NSA Data Requests
Technology companies and privacy advocates are praising a new government compromise that will allow the Internet's leading companies to disclose more information about how often they are ordered to turn over customer information to the government in national security investigations.
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Jesse J. Holland
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First Arrests from Target Data Breach? Feds and Local Police Disagree

First Arrests from Target Data Breach? Feds and Local Police Disagree
A South Texas police chief said Monday that two Mexican citizens who were arrested at the border used account information stolen during the Target security breach to buy tens of thousands of dollars' worth of merchandise. But a federal official said later there currently was no connection between the arrests and the retailer's credit card data theft.
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Christopher Sherman
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Data Dump: the Lower a State's IQ, the Lower Its Support for Obamacare

Data Dump: the Lower a State's IQ, the Lower Its Support for Obamacare
States with predominantly undereducated, low salary workers, and thus workers who are at a greater risk of sustaining a workplace injury, thanks to the absence of labor protection, are not only the states most in need of Obamacare, but are the states most against it. The ironies abound, just don't ask these constituents to define "irony."
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CJ Werleman
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