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Democracy Improves Lives in China -- and Here, Too

Dave Johnson | Posted 05.31.2012 | Politics
Dave Johnson

Where democracy is weak, so is the economy for regular people. And when regular people are not doing well there isn't much of a "market." Democracy is the only economics that works.

Key Hand Sanitizer Ingredient May Cause More Harm Than Good

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wenonah Hauter

Our exposure to triclosan is so widespread that it lurks not only in our soap, but in our own bodies. Studies have found traces of it in urine, breast milk, and umbilical cord blood.

Investors Cut Back On US Stocks, Seek Growth Abroad

CNBC | Jeff Cox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Even as the US market continues to rally, many institutional investors are trimming their US holdings and putting more money in foreign stocks--especi...

Bush's Roquefort Cheese War Raises a Stink in France

Washingtonpost.com | Edward Cody | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The United States, it turns out, has declared war on Roquefort cheese. In its final days, the Bush administration imposed a 300 percent duty on Roq...