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5 insights from Norway’s 2023 tax proposal – People’s Policy Project

The Norwegian government recently published its tax proposal for 2023 in English. The document contains many ideas that could be applied in the United States as well as a corrective to some American discourse on northern taxation. 1. Vehicle taxes When a Norwegian buys and registers a new vehicle, he is subject to three main […]

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Interview with MP Andrew Leigh — Economic Policy and Budget

As the Labor Party released its first budget late last month, a new set of assumptions, perspectives and priorities that guide the federal government’s role in economic policy have been revealed. To understand what this inflection point represents, Honi spoke with Andrew Leigh, a former Honi Let editor of ’93 and professor of economics at […]

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What are the distributive effects of monetary policy?

The Washington Center for Equitable Growth recently announced our Request for Proposals 2023 support research on the different channels through which economic inequality, in all its forms, may or may not impact economic growth and stability. A particular area of ​​interest is monetary policy. Indeed, in recent years, policy makers and economists were interested in […]

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The fake victory of the Democrats | Public Policy Frontier Center

A gradual bloodbath has simply been delayed For all their cautious optimism yesterday, a slight midterm victory may turn out to be the last thing Democrats need. Had they performed as expected, Democrats and their media aides would now be busy dissecting their defeat. But what must be seen as a lost Republican opportunity – […]

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Universal benefits cost less than means-tested benefits – People’s Policy Project

In 1998, Walter Korpi and Joakim Palme published “The Paradox of Redistribution and Equality Strategies: Welfare State Institutions, Inequality, and Poverty in Western Countries.” The paper aimed to tackle the argument that targeting welfare programs to people with low market incomes reduces inequality and poverty more than not targeting them in this way. In their […]

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Open Forum: Human flourishing — the gold standard of climate policy | Winchester star

BERNARD SWOPE There are currently two polarized positions (uniquely also politically polarized) regarding climate science. I will describe the progressive position and introduce an alternative concept – human flourishing. Progressive Anti-Capitalist Coalition Hosted by elite progressive billionaires from the World Economic Forum and United Nations leaders. Objectives: Political power, global governance, redistribution of wealth. Personally […]

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Climate change requires lasting change in fiscal policy, not cash grabs

“Our world is in great trouble.” When United Nations Secretary General António Guterres open a speech with this line and continues to involve fiscal policy, we take note. His words shouldn’t be read without at least some scrutiny. So, what problems does it point to and what are its solutions? You can probably guess one […]

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Barone: The missing issues of this campaign: Foreign policy and economic redistribution | News, Sports, Jobs

What issues do candidates and parties not talk about? It’s worth asking, because sometimes these questions turn out to be important. I don’t remember any candidate talking about Islamic terrorism in the 1998 midterm elections or the risk of investing in mortgage-backed securities in 2006. Going back in time, I don’t […]

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foreign policy and economic redistribution

What issues do candidates and parties not talk about? It’s worth asking, because sometimes these questions turn out to be important. I don’t remember any candidate talking about Islamic terrorism in the 1998 midterm elections or the risk of investing in mortgage-backed securities in 2006. Going back in time, I don’t remember lots of talk […]

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Michael Barone: The Missing Issues of This Campaign: Foreign Policy and Economic Redistribution | Opinion

What issues do candidates and parties not talk about? It’s worth asking, because sometimes these questions turn out to be important. I don’t remember any candidate talking about Islamic terrorism in the 1998 midterm elections or the risk of investing in mortgage-backed securities in 2006. Going back in time, I don’t remember lots of talk […]

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The missing issues of this campaign: foreign policy and economic redistribution

What issues do candidates and parties not talk about? It’s worth asking, because sometimes these questions turn out to be important. I don’t remember any candidate talking about Islamic terrorism in the 1998 midterm elections or the risk of investing in mortgage-backed securities in 2006. Going back in time, I don’t remember lots of talk […]

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The policy of food donations “could contribute to food security”

In a desperate effort to tackle food injustice, FoodForward SA has launched a petition to eradicate hunger through the introduction of a food donation policy. The food redistribution organization says South Africa is “one of the few countries” that does not have a policy in place to govern safe food donations. FoodForward SA’s appeal follows […]

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Delhi AIIMS is working on a new referral policy for stable patients in the emergency department

New Delhi, October 26 (IANS): The All India Institute of Medical Sciences is here working on a new referral policy to reduce crowds in its emergency department. As there is no formal referral mechanism among government hospitals in Delhi for stable patients, AIIMS Delhi convened a meeting of their medical superintendents on Saturday to […]

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Chinese stocks plunge in the United States on fears that politics will turn left after the Communist Congress

Richard Liu Qiangdong, Founder and Chairman of JD.com, at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York in … [+] 2014. Michael Nagle/Bloomberg Shares of Chinese companies traded in the United States plunged in trading this morning on concerns about a leftward shift in politics in the country after a Communist Party congress re-elected Xi Jinping as […]

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FoodForward is determined to influence South Africa’s food donation policy

#RepurposeTheSurplus: To combat food insecurity in South Africa, FoodForward SA has launched a petition to eradicate hunger through the establishment of a food donation policy. FoodForward SA connects a world of excess with a world of need by recovering quality food surpluses from the consumer goods supply chain and distributing them to organizations that serve […]

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How the government influences the economy

Action for Economic Reforms and the Right to Know Right Now Coalition on the tools the government uses to influence private economic activity Action for economic reform and the right to know, now! The Coalition has prepared an introduction to help people better understand the importance of fiscal policy as well as key concepts and […]

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Automated License Plate Reader Policy Passes With Changes By Thao

OAKLAND (BCN) Oakland police will continue to use automated license plate readers after a unanimous city council vote on Tuesday. Readers are cameras mounted on police vehicles that scan license plates during routine police patrols. The information obtained can help officers identify stolen vehicles or vehicles linked to a crime or missing persons case. Last […]

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Squatting and the Need for a Fair Housing Policy in Jamaica

The year 1975 marked the beginning of what could best be described as Manley’s social experiment in Jamaica, as efforts to implement the people-centered policies outlined earlier were serious. Atop this were efforts to address the punitive housing shortage that had bedeviled working class and other struggling Jamaicans for more than a century. The same […]

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Which workers are the most affected by changes in the policy rate?

Δεν διατίθεται στα ελληνικά. October 19, 2022 By Martina Jasova, Caterina Mendicino and Dominik Supera The ECB blog examines how the change in the policy rate affects wages very differently depending on the characteristics of employees and companies, such as the size of companies and their access to credit. The results show that the effects […]

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Schwank gets it wrong on Senate race and energy policy

Editor: I read Senator Judy Schwank’s Oct. 7 letter in which she endorses socialist John Fetterman (“Fetterman is the only choice for Pa. this November”). He’s a new contender, trying to please the common man by wearing Carhartt hoodies and shorts. We construction workers who actually use these garments to get our jobs done in […]

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Raisi: The United States and its allies resorted to a failed policy of destabilizing the region

The Iranian president said Iran’s role as a powerful country with different capabilities can be an opportunity for other Asian countries. Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi addressed the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA) in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana on Thursday, where he accused the United States and its allies […]

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President denounces US policy of destabilizing Iran

The Iranian president delivered a speech on Thursday at the 6th Summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) in Astana, Kazakhstan. Here is the full text of the presidential speech, published by his official website: In the name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Most Merciful Praise is due […]

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My Opinion: Ideology and Dogma Guarantee Political Disaster

Central banks around the world – led by the US Federal Reserve, European Central Bank and Bank of England – are raising interest rates, ostensibly to control inflation. The ensuing race to the bottom accelerates a global economic recession. go for it all The new British Prime Minister Liz Truss has already revived the “supply […]

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The top Treasury adviser called for fewer cops and a race-based policy

Vice chairman of new Treasury Department advisory group to ‘advance racial equity in the economy’ called for ‘cutting’ police budgets, scrapping for-profit prisons and bail in cash, and proposed that race should “always” be a consideration when developing policy. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Tuesday announced the formation of the 25-member “Racial Equity Advisory Committee,” […]

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How did America get addicted to a policy that fails everyone but the rich?

Here is the central conundrum of American politics since the Great Depression: Social Democratic policies crafted in the 1930s succeeded in creating a long era of widespread prosperity, then suddenly lost credibility in the mid-1970s. It was replaced by Ronald Reagan’s neoliberalism, which helped no one. other than the wealthy, but who still governs American […]

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“Hard workers will not accept a policy that gives recipients a higher raise than them”

“The goal should be to reduce the dependency that is growing around food banks” @RobertYoung: “While expensive, it makes sense to increase most benefits, including Universal Credit based on the rate of inflation; otherwise, it will just force more people to use food banks, etc., which would be an election disaster. The aim should be […]

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Africa: Ideology and Dogma Guarantee Political Disaster

Sydney and Kuala Lumpur – Central banks (CBs) around the world – led by the US Fed, European Central Bank and Bank of England – are raising interest rates, ostensibly to control inflation. The ensuing race to the bottom accelerates the global economic recession. go for it all New British Prime Minister Liz Truss has […]

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Payments cut for some farmers under new Common Agricultural Policy – ​​The Irish Times

Nearly €600 million in European Union direct payments to farmers are to be redistributed from those earning the most to small and medium-sized farms by 2027 under the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), according to The Irish Times. A total of 10% of the overall amount of payments available to farmers in the form of […]

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Policy Outcomes and Voter Turnout: Evidence from Farmers’ Trade War Experiences

​Join Neil Malhotra, Edith M. Cornell Professor of Political Economy at the Stanford Graduate School of Business for a talk on “Political Outcomes and Voter Turnout: Evidence from Farmers’ Trade War Experiences.” This discussion is part of the American Politics Lecture Series sponsored by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation and the Center […]

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LFA and ‘coupled’ supports under threat in Scottish political plans

Money paid to Scottish farmers in the form of Less Favored Area (LFA) support and ‘coupled’ support to suckler beef and upland sheep producers must be retained as direct income support in any policy future, says NFU Scotland. Failure to do so risks undermining the financial viability of many agricultural and micro-enterprise enterprises, he says, […]

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Will Hemant Soren’s new home policy maintain an independent tribal identity?

Jharkhand’s Hemant Soren Cabinet on September 14 approved the draft “Local Residents of Jharkhand Bill” to define a local, setting the year 1932 as the cut-off year for proof of land records. According to this bill, the 1932 Khatiyan (land registry) will be the primary proof of domicile in the state. The last land survey […]

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Reaching climate goals: how can EU policy support a just transition?

To achieve its climate target of reducing net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030, the EU is currently discussing an ambitious overhaul of its climate and energy legislation: the Fit for 55 Package (FF55). The overall benefit for EU societies of tackling climate change is clear. Mitigation policies, however, have distributional consequences […]

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Biden’s student loan policy lost track

Text size President Biden’s student loan policy will cost $400 billion over a decade, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Stefani Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images About the Author: Glenn Hubbard is the Russell L. Carson Professor of Economics and Finance at Columbia University and author of The wall and the bridge, published this year by Yale University […]

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Rain Epler: Puppets and hypocrites in EU energy policy | Opinion

The “Noor-Eesti” almanac from the beginning of the previous century contains a thought by Gustav Suits: “Let us remain Estonian but also become European”. Today it seems that more than one of us who have become “Europeans” has forgotten the first half of the sentence. Looking at the behavior of the representatives of other Member […]

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Climate change groups push for more aggressive local policy

IRVINE, Calif. — Two youth action groups advocating for stronger environmental and climate policy demonstrated Friday, holding colorful signs at an Irvine intersection. About 30 attendees stood on a lawn along the intersection of Culver Drive and Alton Parkway at 10 a.m., the first of two planned protests. One group, a local chapter of Fridays […]

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Trusonomics: Chancellor’s budget marks a sharp break in economic policy

Liz Truss, who railed against years of Treasury orthodoxy on the campaign trail, had her chance on Friday to put into practice an economic vision that marks a clean break from the past decade of Conservative rule. The Prime Minister sat nodding approvingly behind Kwasi Kwarteng as the Chancellor announced a multibillion-pound package of tax […]

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Energy costs in Europe: Economists discuss policy options

In his September 2022 State of the Union Address, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has called for windfall taxes on the profits of energy companies. She also flagged the possibility of price caps to reduce household and business bills for gas and electricity, which have soared in recent months. Romesh Vaitilingam summarizes the […]

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kvs: putting its own policy on hold, KVS transfers 1,500 teachers mid-session

Struggling with over 12,000 teaching vacancies, the Kendriya Vidyalayas may now have another problem at hand. The Centre’s latest attempt to ‘redistribute and rationalize’ teaching posts amid the large backlog of vacancies has referred the issue to courts and tribunals which have suspended sudden transfer orders. In the space of a week this month, the […]

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Deputy Director General Sayeh’s keynote address at a high-level policy dialogue on inequality

Opening remarks during the High Level Policy Dialogue on Inequality By Deputy Director General Antoinette M. Sayeh September 20, 2022 Thank you very much, Sukhwinder, for that kind introduction, and […]

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The study lists the number of hours you can work in a week

On the one hand, unemployment can be detrimental to well-being and can negatively affect the brain – and on the other hand, going through burnout by working several hours a day several days a week can harm productivity, physical and mental health. Photo: iStock New Delhi: Corporate life has its challenges, but there are times […]

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Editorial: Is Japan’s massive inflation-fighting program a rehearsal of random policy?

The Japanese government has put in place a 3 trillion yen (about $21 billion) package to offset the price hike, including a cash payment of 50,000 yen (about $350) to low-income households, extensive subsidies to reduce gasoline prices and a freeze on the price of imported wheat […]

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Living wage in Halifax is now $23.50, reports Canadian Center for Policy Alternatives

Nearly half of workers in Nova Scotia do not earn a living wage, according to the latest report from the Canadian Center for Policy Alternatives. A worker in Halifax needs $23.50 an hour to meet the rising cost of living, concludes Christine Saulnier of the CCPA-NS in the report. That’s up from $22.05 last year. […]

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Presentation of Noema Magazine, Issue III: Rupture

Credits Nathan Gardels is the editor of Noema Magazine. Kathleen Miles is the editor-in-chief of Noema Magazine. She can be reached on Twitter at @mileskathleen. The new paper issue of Noema Magazine will be released in September! The theme of this issue is “rupture”. As the poet Archibald MacLeish understood, a world ends when its […]

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Biden administration to end cruel Trump-era policy forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said it had ended a Trump-era policy requiring asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for US immigration court hearings, hours later. that a judge lifted an order, in effect since December, that the so-called Stay in Mexico rule be reinstated. The timing was uncertain since the U.S. Supreme Court […]

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UK energy crisis due to ‘catastrophic failure of Westminster policy’, warns expert Sean Field

The UK’s energy crisis is the result of a “catastrophic failure of political politics” in Westminster, an expert has warned. While the recent war in Ukraine has contributed to soaring gas prices, there are warnings that years of botched energy strategies have resulted in bills that could average £7,700 from April, according to the latest. […]

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The student loan bailout is a terrible policy. The GOP response has been weak.

(Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images.) President Biden’s executive student loan forgiveness action exposed both the crude self-interest of progressive politics and the political recklessness of the Republican Party. America’s burgeoning progressive movement increasingly defines itself as championing poor families held back by an economic system rigged for inequality. Framing politics as a battle of the […]

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Technology, growing politics of philanthropy in Africa

The art of giving to purposeful causes that aim to bring about social change and impact people and communities is a cross-generational practice globally. Overall, the reasons why individuals, institutions and organizations extend a helping hand, whether in cash or in kind, to needy entities or groups of people using philanthropy in practice have been […]

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Past Economic Policy Failed to Heed the Emotional Toll of Inflation – Economics and Ecology

Until this year, inflation in advanced economies like the US and UK had been so low for so long that you had to be very old to remember what life was like during oil price spikes. the late 1970s. It was bad. Annual consumer price inflation in the United States peaked at 13.5 percent in […]

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Past Economic Policy Failed to Consider the Emotional Cost of Inflation – Economics and Ecology

Until this year, inflation in advanced economies like the US and UK had been so low for so long that you had to be very old to remember what life was like during oil price spikes. the late 1970s. It was bad. Annual consumer price inflation in the United States peaked at 13.5 percent in […]

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Biden Decision on Student Debt – People’s Policy Project

In March 2020, the federal government suspended loan repayments, lowering interest rates on student loans to 0%, and stopping collections on defaulted student loans. These changes were only applied to loans held directly by the Department of Education, which account for approximately 80% of all outstanding student loan balances. This student loan freeze costs about […]

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The State must rely on a policy for the benefit of women throughout the world…

The National Beneficiary Selection and Land Allocation Policysigned in late February 2022, proposes that at least 50% of all acquired land be allocated to women. This is a positive development because the under-representation of women in land reform programs as beneficiaries has been a problem. Recent statistics indicate that women represent only 23% of the […]

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Workers’ Cost of Living Politics: How the Left Reacted to Keir Starmer’s Approach to Energy Bills

Keir Starmer said he would freeze the energy price cap. How did the left react? With energy bills expected to top £4,000 in January, Labor leader Keir Starmer has announced how he would tackle the crisis if he were in government. Starmer said he would freeze the energy price cap so the hikes in October […]

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Political support essential for China’s economic and financial recovery

Major hallucinations: When there is an order it always becomes visible as an orderly progression, when it is supposed to be a secret or unseen order then these are great hallucinations for a cult of illusionists. Observe how the World Order is an old order, and note how the new world order is not an […]

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Ebrahim Harvey | Ramaphosa delivers same old lies at ANC policy conference on moribund NDR

President Cyril Ramaphosa For Cyril Ramaphosa, repeatedly invoking the National Democratic Revolution (NDR), during a speech at the ANC political conference, in relation to economic, social and public policies, is to reflect ignorance and confusion immense and pitiful, written Ebrahim Harvey. I watched President Cyril Ramaphosa address the crisis-ridden African National Congress policy conference on […]

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Eight key takeaways from the ANC’s National Policy Co…

The National Policy Conference, attended by just over 2,000 delegates, saw the party delve into issues that will be discussed again at its end-of-year national convention with the intention of the party developing final recommendations. Nationalization of the SARB The ANC reaffirmed its position that the South African Reserve Bank should be nationalized at a […]

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No major new thinking to come from ANC policy conference despite economic challenges: Booysen – SABC News

The ANC’s National Policy Conference was meant to engage in “major new thinking” on the back of the economic, socio-economic and fiscal issues, among others, facing the country. That’s according to policy analyst Susan Booysen, who says that in reviewing the policy discussion papers, it’s evident that no major policy shifts to address these challenges […]

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One Hundred Years of Irish Language Policy 1922-2022 by John Walsh – The Irish Times

One Hundred Years of Irish Language Policy 1922-2022 Author: John Walsh ISBN-13: 978-1789978926 Editor: Peter Lang Guide price: 30 € It seems extraordinary that this is the first in-depth study of Irish language policy since the founding of the Irish Free State in 1922. Given that Irish has been taught with varying degrees of enthusiasm […]

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Acting police chief adds cold case priorities to policy manual

By Katy St. Clair Acting Seaside Police Chief Nick Borges announced that his department will adopt a progressive and targeted policy to honor those killed at Seaside by rigorously investigating cold cases. Titled “Policy 601”, it states that cold cases are a priority and establishes guidelines and requirements for monitoring them. Policy requires a sergeant […]

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San Jose Affordable Housing Policy Delayed

Affordable housing is a rare find in Silicon Valley, but a policy could make it more accessible – if it ever comes to city council. The Community Opportunity to Purchase Act, or COPA, is a policy that would give qualified nonprofits the right to bid on residential property and maintain more affordable housing in the […]

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Silicon Valley water agency faces backlash over vaccine policy

Officials at Santa Clara County’s largest water supplier are on the defensive after a whistleblower publicly accused the agency of retaliating against unvaccinated employees for COVID-19. An anonymous whistleblower calling himself “John Public” commented at a June 28 Valley Water meeting and posted a video on YouTube, which is no longer available, claiming the district’s […]

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Some thoughts on land policy – OPINION

Some thoughts on land policy – OPINION | Policyweb OPINION Some thoughts on land policy Terence Corrigan | July 22, 2022 Terence Corrigan responds to Tembeka Ngcukaitobi’s article on ‘The Freedom Charter and the Land Question’ The Freedom Charter retains an intense emotional grip on many South Africans, often presented as something of an arbiter […]

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Rishi Sunak backs Rwanda’s asylum policy, calls ‘common sense’ Thatcherite – live

Hello. Liz Trussthe Foreign Secretary, is now the favorite in the contest to be the next Conservative leader and Prime Minister and she has just given her first real campaign broadcast interview, to Nick Robinson on the Today programme. The main divide between Truss and Rishi Sunak, the former chancellor and the only other remaining […]

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The net foreign position of the United States

The End of Privilege: A Reexamination of the U.S. Net Foreign Position A country’s net international position measures the value of all assets that residents own abroad minus the value of assets that foreigners own in the country. This is an important statistic because all other things being equal, a higher net international position means […]

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Solving Australia’s Energy Crisis – Policy Forum

To deal with its energy crisis, Australia could protect its energy market from global disruptions, facilitate fuel switching, invest in storage and protect consumers, writes Roc Shi. On June 15 this year, the Australian Energy Market Operation (AEMO) made history by suspended the national electricity market (NMS). He explained that price caps in the market, […]

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EM Gutsy policy moves keep coming

By Natalia GurushinaChief Economist, Emerging Markets Fixed Income Emerging markets continue to offer bold policy moves, but not all of them are positive (like the oversized rate hike in Hungary). Poland’s below-consensus policy rate hike puts it further behind the curve. Increase in EM tariffs The morning title on the Central Bank of the Philippines […]

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Why Sri Lanka’s economic policy trajectory needs to change

After all these disastrous policy choices, what would be a real course correction that alleviates people’s suffering? – Photo by Ruwan Walpola The Sri Lankan elite has missed many opportunities to reduce the severity of the current economic crisis. He ignored calls to invest in food production […]

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Productivist politics could unite the American right and left

A new economic paradigm becomes truly established when even its would-be opponents begin to see the world through its lens. At its peak, the Keynesian welfare state received as much support from conservative politicians as from those on the left. In the United States, Republican Presidents Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon fully embraced the core […]

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Little public support for policy change on fracking – study – DRILL OR DROP?

As the government considers the future of hydraulic fracturing in England, a new study revealed little support for policy change. Activists outside the Cuadrilla shale gas site in Preston New Road near Blackpool, August 26, 2019. Photo: used with permission of owner The shale gas industry and its supporters have called for the lifting of […]

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DDA holds public meetings to dispel doubts about land pooling policy

To answer questions from the public and dispel doubts about the land-pooling policy, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has held public meetings in the villages of Tigipur and Mohammadpur-Ramzanpur here, according to an official statement issued on Wednesday. Issues regarding the land pooling policy, proposed amendments, consortium formation arrangements, External Development Charge (EDC) issue, […]

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Bank Negara set to raise interest rate again, Moody’s says

At its third MPC meeting in May, the central bank raised the OPR by 25 basis points to 2.00%. — Photo by Yusof Mat Isa Monday, July 04, 2022 12:07 PM MYT KUALA LUMPUR, July 4 – Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is expected to raise its overnight rate (OPR) by 25 basis points (bps) to […]

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DeepMind’s AI develops popular policy for distributing public money

DeepMind researchers have trained an AI system to find a popular policy for distributing public funds in an online game – but they also warn against ‘AI government’ Technology July 4, 2022 By Jeremy Hsu Could artificial intelligence make better funding decisions than senators? Walter Bibikow/Getty Images A “democratic” AI system learned to develop the […]

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The BNM is about to raise its key rate again, according to Moody’s

KUALA LUMPUR (July 4): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is expected to raise its key overnight rate (OPR) by 25 basis points (bps) to 2.25% at the fourth monetary policy meeting (MPC) of the year expected this week, according to Moody’s Analytics. In its Monday (July 4th) report, the research firm also noted that the country’s […]

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San Jose Nixes’ ‘obviously racist’ policy to ban Lowrider cruise

Growing up in San Jose, council member Raul Peralez found himself sitting on a sidewalk while police searched his car — dozens of times. His offence? Driving slowly in his forest green 1965 Impala Super Sport lowrider as a person of color. “I was often told (by officers) that because of the car I was […]

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Progressives will write political screeds. Jinggoy, Robin, Bong will do the real thing

WITH at least five political progressives in the Senate (if four more had managed to score victories in addition to Senator Hontiveros), we would surely see a sea change in the direction and direction of Philippine legislation in the upper house, which will engages in policy development with the House of Representatives. And it will […]

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Expenditure effects of budget transfers in the event of a pandemic

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, many governments around the world have used direct transfers to households to generate fiscal stimulus. Similar policies had already been used during the 2001 recession and during the global crisis, where they proved effective in stimulating household spending (Johnson et al. 2006, Parker et al. 2013). However, the recession […]

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U.S. Supreme Court rules against Maine policy barring students in a student aid program from using their aid to attend ‘sectarian’ schools

The The Supreme Court ruled 6 to 3 on Tuesday that Maine’s regulation prohibiting students in a student aid program from using their funds to attend “cult” schools violates the free exercise clause of the First Amendment. “Regardless of how the benefit and restriction are described, the program works to identify and exclude otherwise eligible […]

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Statement by Luise Amtsberg, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid, on the occasion of World Refugee Day

On World Refugee Day, I first look with gratitude at the enormous willingness to help and the multifaceted commitment shown across the country as many Ukrainians arrive here. Fleeing Putin’s ruthless war of aggression, they find a safe home in Germany. This cannot hide the fact that the number of refugees is increasing every year. […]

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The role of fiscal policy in fighting inflation

Macroeconomic policy is divided between monetary policy, controlled by the Federal Reserve Board, and fiscal policy, controlled by Congress and the Administration. When formulating fiscal policies, the government can change (a) public spending, (b) taxes, and (c) transfer payments. Taxation, of course, is well understood, but the distinction between government spending and transfer payments may […]

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Opinion – Appropriate land reform policy promotes economic transformation

Josef Kefas Sheehama It has been stated that land is the main source of inequality in contemporary society and in this respect Namibia is no different. The concept of willing seller, willing buyer is a policy adopted by the Namibian government whereby those who owned land could sell it of their own accord to those […]

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Policy change means form notes can be issued to patients by pharmacists

June 14, 2022 Consumer New legislation coming into force on July 1, 2022 means that pharmacists in specific settings, nurses, occupational therapists and physiotherapists can write and administer form notes to patients when they have been absent from work for seven days or more . The change comes after discussions within government to reduce the […]

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NOTICE | Terence Corrigan: “the priest’s egg” of ANC land policy

Terence Corrigan writes that the ANC policy document makes clear that expropriation without compensation remains on the agenda, but there are other areas where there appears to be a shift, such as the recognition of title deeds. The expression “the priest’s egg” goes back to an anecdote about a young cleric – the priest – […]

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Political foundations of the budget

Representative image. Photo: Pakistan Institute of Management website THE annual budget is not only a statement of revenue, expenditure, budget deficit and public borrowing, but also a powerful tool for the efficient allocation and use of resources, an equitable distribution of income and a signal to the private sector. on the direction of the economy. […]

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Cabinet reviewed price control policy on inflation – Osafo Marfo

Osafo Marfo Lace Senior Presidential Adviser Yaw Osafo Marfo revealed that the cabinet is considering the possible introduction of a price control policy to curb soaring food and goods prices in the country. Price controls are economic policies imposed by governments that set minimums (floors) and maximums (ceilings) for the prices of goods and services […]

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Czech farmers protest against new small farm subsidy policy – ​​EURACTIV.com

Around 2,000 farmers gathered in Prague on Wednesday to protest the Czech government’s new policy of subsidies for small farmers, which they say will disrupt Czechia’s ability to produce food. The demonstration on Wednesday June 8 was called by the Chamber of Agriculture, the Union of Farmers and trade unions. After a morning meeting, they […]

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The project adopts the national policy for subsistence mining

The Ministry of Mines and Energy has published the draft Resolution adopting the “National Policy for Subsistence Mining“, aimed at subsistence miners and other actors who may be linked to the implementation of this policy. The vision of the policy is that subsistence mining in Colombia will be, by 2030, organized, respecting the parameters of […]

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Foreign policy dilemmas for the South in the face of rising poverty – The Island

By Dr Laksiri Fernando Although the federal election was held on Saturday, May 21, Saturday. people had the ability to vote by mail before. Even on Election Day, the Election Commission allowed people to vote by telephone. In Australia, as in 20 other countries, voting is compulsory. In addition to the “right to vote”, these […]

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Is fiscal policy fairer? – Econlib

Jesse Horwitz recently asked me if there would be better distributional effects by using fiscal policy rather than monetary policy as a stabilization tool. The intuition is that monetary policy involves the purchase of financial assets while fiscal policy can directly provide money to the public. I don’t see any significant distributional differences, and I […]

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Zimbabwe: Western sanctions policy is insane – Russian official

The Chairperson of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Ms Valentina Ivanovna Matvienko, who arrives in the country today for a three-day official visit, has described the Western sanctions policy as thoughtless. Ms Matvienko is expected to have high-level meetings and engagements with President Mnangagwa and other heads of national […]

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Musk clarifies Tesla’s updated work-from-home policy in follow-up email sent to employees

Elon Musk sent a second email to Tesla employees, clarifying a communication he sent to company executives in which he said they would no longer be allowed to work from home and would have to be on the spot. Earlier today, Teslarati reported Musk’s internal email to Tesla executives, which stated that they would no […]

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Western sanctions policy is foolish: Russian official

the herald Gibson Nyikadzino Herald correspondent The Chairperson of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Ms Valentina Ivanovna Matvienko, who arrives in the country today for a three-day official visit, has described the Western sanctions policy as thoughtless. Ms Matvienko is expected to have high-level meetings and engagements with President […]

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ANC policy papers address key issues facing agriculture and land reform in South Africa

The last policy discussion paper published by the African National Congress (ANC) presents a positive change from the ambiguous agricultural policy that the South African ruling party has maintained in the recent past. The latest document addresses the major issues which, if implemented relentlessly, would drive the growth of the sector in a way that […]

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Following UK oil windfall tax, investors should prepare for political headwinds

Khanchit Khirisutchalual/iStock via Getty Images On Thursday, the UK announced plans to introduce a one-off 25% levy, on top of a complex system of taxes and levies that already charges producers 62-81% of pre-tax profits. While most major oil companies have limited exposure to the British North Sea, increased political interference in other countries could […]

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Senator Pouliot: Tax policy is really in the eye of the beholder

One of the major achievements of Republicans during the second regular session of Maine’s 130th Legislature was the planned return of hard-earned taxpayer dollars to Maine residents, which is expected to begin arriving in June. This “Give it Back” initiative is one our caucus has been working on for the past 18 months, as we […]

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Understanding the global rise in inflation

A salient feature of the ongoing recovery from the Covid-19 recession is its lopsided nature. Around the world, demand for goods is buoyant, while demand for contact-intensive services is weak (Chart 1). Considering that goods are generally traded between countries while most services are not, the global economy is indeed experiencing a significant reallocation of […]

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ANC policy documents reveal how the party failed to…

The ANC has released discussion papers ahead of its policy conference scheduled for July. They detail how the party failed to implement some of its key economic policies, which led the country to face further downgrades by the rating agencies. “As we approach the Policy Conference and the National Conference later this year, the ANC […]

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The impact of the war in Ukraine on trade policy

The war in Ukraine will change the world in many ways. A change that deserves more attention is its impact on trade policy and therefore altering trade flows and creating trade opportunities. The evolution of the content of Western sanctions is followed on our Notes on Sanctions pages. In this note, we will look at […]

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NOTICE | Political graveyard – where SA politicians go to die

South Africa has a poor record of policy implementation. Policy failure is due to “policy surf,” which is characterized by continuous replacements of policies due to a variety of factors. Ultimately, to ensure policy implementation, the goal should be to have policies encoded in law. Few would deny that South Africa is both policy-rich and […]

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ANC policy papers wishlist may still change…

While the ANC’s policy conference at the end of June this year is officially about the battle of political ideas, there are already strong indications that the competition or competitions for power will eclipse debates around ideology and achievement. And yet, the policy documents released by the party ahead of its conference are important, as […]

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US businesses damaged by China’s ‘zero-COVID’ policy

Comment Beijing’s ongoing “zero-COVID” campaign is slowing both the Chinese and global economy, causing supply chain disruptions felt around the world. The harsh pandemic measures are also hurting American businesses by China. “Conditions in China are such that we have virtually no ability to predict our performance in China in the second half. of the […]