Early Bird Headlines 10 May 2015
Econintersect: Here are some of the headlines we found to help you start your day. For more headlines see our afternoon feature for GEI members, What We Read Today, which has many more headlines and a number of article discussions to keep you abreast of what we have found interesting.
- Medicaid expansion may cut hospitals’ losses on caring for poor (LifeHealthPro) A big nonprofit hospital group has data supporting the idea that Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA) coverage changes helped its finances, rather than simply reducing the number of patients classified as being uninsured.
- El-Erian: American Dream Is Under Threat (Think Advisor) “Don’t underestimate that income and wealth inequality is worsening day in and day out, and at some point that translates into inequality of opportunity.”
- Warren ‘absolutely wrong’ on trade pact threat to Dodd-Frank: Obama (Reuters)
- UK Election 2015:The UKIP Paradox, With Millions Of Votes And Only One Seat (International Business Times) The UK Independence Party, the anti-immigration right-wing party that was considered a possible breakaway success in Thursday’s British election, is headed instead for defeat, with only one seat in parliament. The party received 1.3 million votes (11%) but less than 0.2% of the seats in Parliament.
- Appeal to Dwindling Core Proves Costly for Labour Party in Britain (The New York Times)
- How ISIS, Foreign Fighters Turned Syria’s First Revolutionaries Into Bashar Assad Supporters (International Business Times) Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has reported the death of a senior figure, Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi, his eldest son and other fighters in a US air strike.
- Heaven, dotted with pockets of hell (CNN) A Sherpa businessman returns home to help his people in the remote villages around Everest.
- Colombia to ban coca spraying herbicide glyphosate (BBC News) Colombia has announced it will stop using a controversial herbicide to destroy illegal plantations of coca, the raw ingredient for cocaine. The decision follows a warning by the World Health Organization (WHO) that glyphosate is “probably carcinogenic”.
- Schools shutting out US-educated Mexicans back home (Al Jazeera) Children originally from Mexico or born in the US are being turned away from Mexican schools.
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