Volcanoes are erupting in The Philippines, but on-fire Australia received some welcome rain. The Iran war cries have been called off and The Donald’s military powers are about to be hamstrung by the Senate. Meanwhile, his impeachment trial is starting, and we’re all on Twitter for a front-row seat.
What Could Go Right? Is the world a better place today?
A decent answer in several charts
What Could Go Right? The electric vehicles are coming!
Much faster than expected.
Opinion: The U.S. Government Keeps Breaking the Economic Golden Rule: Do No Harm
In the wake of the Federal Reserve’s decision to raise it short-term interest rates target for the tenth straight meeting in order to combat what it sees as untenably high-inflation, it’s time to assess what has happened economically in the United States over the past year
US labor market heats back up, adding 253,000 jobs in April
The US labor market that was poised for a spring cool just got a touch of heat. The economy added 253,000 jobs in April, according to data released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Can the SVB crisis be solved in the longer run?
The failure and closure of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) raise immediate issues as to how policymakers should react. I’d like to step back and consider what this implies for banking regulation more generally in the longer run.
What Could Go Right? Better money—and a baby?
Two improvements for high- and low-wage American workers from the Covid-19 pandemic
100K clean energy jobs announced since climate bill became law: analysis
More than 100,000 climate-friendly jobs were created in the months following the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, a new analysis from an environmental group has found.
What Could Go Right? Ten good news stories about kids
And, have police killings in the US gone up or down over time?
What Could Go Right? 99 good news stories
2022’s human rights victories, environmental wins, and health and development milestones
What Could Go Right? ChatGPT will (probably) not take my job
Assessing the newest artificial intelligence tool. Plus, college may soon be cheaper.
What Could Go Right? Welcoming the world’s eight billionth human
And, is the United States ready to turn the page on Trump?