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How Ethical Diamonds Are Changing the Industry

How Ethical Diamonds Are Changing the Industry

The diamond industry is responding to consumer demand for ethically sourced stones that are conflict-free.  Valentine’s Day is a celebration of love — and money. Americans will spend nearly $21 billion on sweet things for their sweethearts this year, according the National Retail...

Trump’s at War with US Intelligence… And (for Once) He’s Right

Trump’s at War with US Intelligence… And (for Once) He’s Right

By giving America its dumbest and cruelest wars, the best and brightest left room for a dumber and crueler leader to end them. In the TV show Designated Survivor, Kiefer Sutherland plays a neophyte president, Tom Kirkman, who tries to bring decency and common sense to the Oval Office after a...

Should Congress Use Income Tax to Discourage Consumer Drug Ads?

Should Congress Use Income Tax to Discourage Consumer Drug Ads?

The Shaheen bill has the same rhetorical power as earlier proposals to eliminate tax deductibility for consumer ads. New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen and a score of Democratic co-sponsors want to use the tax code to discourage direct-to-consumer advertising by drug companies. Their bill,...

The Next Generation of Cybersecurity in Latin America

The Next Generation of Cybersecurity in Latin America

Security risks will outpace cyber network defenses, unless data safety is bolstered by further regulations and investments. Governments and businesses need to place a higher wager on cybersecurity and create a working system that prioritizes costs upfront on detection and prevention. When...

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