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Bill Moyers: Yves Smith and Dean Baker on Secrets in Trade

Bill Moyers: Yves Smith and Dean Baker on Secrets in Trade

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A US-led trade deal is currently being negotiated that could increase the price of prescription drugs, weaken financial regulations and even allow partner countries to challenge American laws. But few ….. So you get 75 percent to 80 percent of …
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Prison population, costs mounting

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Hob Bryan, D-Armory, said statistics show 38 percent of prison beds are taken up by offenders revoked from supervision for technical violations, but not for committing an additional crime. Bryan suggested technical … Texas officials said the contract …
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Editorial: Health care costs rising in prisons

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Between the recent glitches in the government health insurance website and long-running debates on how to fund federal entitlement programs such as Social Security and Medicare, health care is a topic that has been at the forefront of the American …
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Local spice makers defend safety after FDA report

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… Mirabella, The Baltimore Sun. Spice makers in Baltimore defended their food handling practices after a Food and Drug Administration report said that 12 percent of imported spices were contaminated with insects, animal hair and other things over a …
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