Documentary Of The Week: Lee Harvey Oswald And The Call To Raleigh


Written by John Lounsbury

Econintersect: The history of the John F. Kennedy assasination is replete with lose ends. This video is a lecture by Dr. Grover B. Proctor, Jr., a historian and former university Dean who is widely acknowledged as an expert on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.


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What We Read Today 23 March 2017

Econintersect: Every day our editors collect the most interesting things they find from around the internet and present a summary 'reading list' which will include very brief summaries (and sometimes longer ones) of why each item has gotten our attention. Suggestions from readers for 'reading list' items are gratefully reviewed, although sometimes space limits the number included.

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To Where The Maple Syrup Flows


-- this post authored by Dyfed Loesche

This month the European Parliament voted in favor of the free trade agreement CETA between the EU and Canada.

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Infographic Of The Day: The History Of Money Explained In One Infographic

Today's infographic highlights the history of money, including the many monetary experiments that have taken place since ancient times.

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This coat for the airport lets you wear all your luggage.

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Current Weather Outlook

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But there is still snow to be found. I don't want to be a travel agent but the Tahoe area in California looks to be getting a steady stream of new snow. NOAA (this is in jest) has sent out teams to find the elusive El Nino their dynamical models have divined but the only sightings so far are off Ecuador and Northern Peru. Soon perhaps a reward will be announced for the first confirmed El Nino sighting. Happy Astronomical Spring everyone!


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Tesla Is Playing The Long Game

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Time To Stop Rewarding Economists For Bad Behaviour

from The Conversation

-- this post authored by Philip Soos, Deakin University

Since the beginning of the global financial crises in 2007, there have occurred numerous economic and financial crises around the globe, plunging often prosperous nations into hardship and even near bankruptcy. These crises, typically generated by overlending by the financial sector and crashing housing bubbles, are often blamed upon two parties - governments and banks - with considerable justification.

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March 2017 Kansas City Fed Manufacturing At Highest Level Since March 2011

Of the three regional manufacturing surveys released for March, all are in expansion..

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