Ignoring the issue of climate change is no longer a viable political strategy, and the GOP risks its fortunes in 2016 and beyond by keeping its collective head in the sand.
Some blame Cantor’s primary loss to an obscure economics professor on Cantor’s inattention to his Virginia district. Others cite immigration or Cantor’s establishment posture and Wall Street ties. I blame Ronald Reagan.
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The entertainment world has yielded a new billionaire, this time from the sphere of sports. Forbes’s Mike Ozanian reports that Michael Jordan has increased his ownership stake in the Charlotte Hornets enough to put his personal worth over the billion-dollar mark.
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Once again, Tesla Motors’ founder Elon Musk has grabbed auto-industry headlines, this time for hinting at a broad patent release that could mean making Tesla’s electric cars more “open source.” It may seem a head-scratcher that a company whose success depends on its cutting-edge technology would give away its secrets, but as usual, there is a method to Musk’s madness.
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The situation was made worse by a 2012 match-fixing scandal that resulted in the conviction and imprisonment of players, referees and even the former head of China’s soccer association. Far from enhancing the credibility of China’s soccer culture, the crackdown seemed to damage it further.
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