November 14, 2014

Obama Nominates Banker Who Helped Burger King Dodge Taxes?

This article was originally published at BecauseFinanceIsBoring.com Want to help STOP this nomination? Sign our petition. President Obama will be nominating investment banker Antonio Weiss to the Treasury Department, to serve as the undersecretary for domestic finance, according to the Wall Street Journal. But Weiss isn’t just any investment banker. He’s the banker who advised… Read more »

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November 13, 2014

Buy a Small Gift for Kids with Incarcerated Moms

This holiday season, you have an opportunity to help a child with an incarcerated mother. Two groups, Moms United Against Violence and Incarceration and Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Moms, have set up an Amazon gift registry for the kids of women incarcerated at Logan Prison in Illinois. Most toys on the registry are less… Read more »

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November 11, 2014

Scotland’s Wind Energy Blows Nuclear Power Away

The World Wildlife Fund reported last week that wind turbines in Scotland produced enough energy in October to power every single home in Scotland — and at a time when some nuclear power plants in the United Kingdom needed to be temporarily shut down. Think Progress reports: “Wind energy has been thriving in the U.K…. Read more »

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