Amazon Won't Build HQ2 in New York, But it Will Continue Grifting Taxpayers Elsewhere
It's a huge win for New Yorkers, but Amazon's practice of extracting subsidies from state and local governments is still hugely successful all over the country.
Every Canadian Unknowingly Gives $100 a Year to Big Oil, Study Reveals
And that’s before the Trudeau government blew $4.5 billion on the Trans Mountain pipeline.
Why Have There Been So Many Train Crashes Lately?
We asked an expert about the strange recent series of major incidents on Amtrak lines resulting in six deaths and many more injuries.
The US Is Paying Big Oil to Keep Fossil Fuels Profitable
Subsidies are keeping “zombie energy” alive.
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Now Trump Is Considering an Insane Move on Obamacare
The president reportedly wants to take away subsidies in a move that could doom insurance exchanges.
California Passes Bill to Give Low-Income Families Money for Diapers
California could soon become the first state to provide diaper expense subsidies to poor families. A policy expert explains why more subsidies like this are needed.
Government-Subsidized Foods Are Making Us Fat and Sick, Study Says
Researchers say that the more we eat the foods that the US government pays to keep cheap—such as beef, dairy, corn, sugar, and wheat—the fatter and unhealthier we get.
Uber's China Problem
The ride-hailing service must contend with Chinese government crackdowns and disgruntled cabbies. Can it win on both fronts?
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How Moving the Raiders to Vegas Went from Completely Crazy to Crazy Like a Fox Overnight
For Nevada residents, throwing a billion dollars or more at Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis, the 22nd-richest man in the world, would represent a new pinnacle of sports-swindle insanity.
In a Victory for the White House, the Supreme Court Has Upheld Obamacare Subsidies
The ruling marks a second major victory for President Barack Obama in preserving what has become one of the most significant achievements of his presidency.
Here's the Good News and the Bad News About Progress on Climate Change
The International Energy Agency says, for the first time in 40 years, the world's economy expanded without an increase in carbon pollution — but more needs to be done to limit emissions.
G7 Leaders Pledge to End Fossil Fuel Burning — 85 Years From Now
In 2009, G20 leaders pledged to end fossil fuel subsidies — a goal that is far from being met.