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Business editor @Mashable. Alum of @WSJ @GuardianUS @Marketplace. I interviewed @BillGates in front of 5,000 people once. heidi@mashable.com Hi.

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House Farm Bill fail gives Congress a chance to redeem itself

theguardian.com — To understand why the House Farm Bill failed, and why we should wish it good riddance, consider these two examples: Stephen Fincher, a Republican congressman from Tennessee and a farmer, has received $3.4m in government agricultural subsidies since 1995, according to data from the Environmental Working Group.

US supreme court rules for Monsanto in Indiana farmer's GM seeds case

theguardian.com — The US supreme court came down solidly on the side of the agricultural giant Monsanto on Monday, ruling unanimously that an Indiana farmer could not use patented genetically modified soybeans to create new seeds without paying the company.

Quirky YouTube stars grill Obama on economy and college education

theguardian.com — President Barack Obama picked three of the most popular YouTube content creators for an interview Thursday and came in for a surprise grilling on major economic and social issues, including healthcare, college education, Washington's privileging of business interest and the Sony hacking.

Obama shoots for 'middle-class economics' - and looks for redemption

theguardian.com — In America, economic recovery is inevitable. Political redemption is not. And it's redemption that President Obama is looking for after six years of stumbling growth. His State of the Union speech reflected his financial priorities - "middle-class economics", he called it - yet the most important line in his speech was not about tariffs or taxes.

US housing market booms as foreclosures drop 69% from 2009 peak

theguardian.com — The housing market, long a disaster area in the US economy, seems to be rebounding. Home foreclosures in 2014 have fallen to their lowest levels since the housing bust and mortgage applications are booming. Mortgage applications jumped 49% in a single week because interest rates for home loans fell to their lowest level in two years.

Jill Kelley shows that personal debt has become a national-security issue

theguardian.com — The David Petraeus scandal seems to present in microcosm everything that America obsesses about: power, sex, secret Gmail accounts and personal debt. Jill Kelley, one of the women at the center of the case, is a married Tampa socialite who is so deeply in debt that she could be a personal-finance case study.

Oil prices keep falling as fears of supply glut grow

theguardian.com — Oil prices sank to hit their lowest point in five and a half years on Tuesday as worries over a global supply glut intensified. Brent crude fell by 3% to below $52 a barrel, as cuts to monthly oil selling prices for European buyers by Saudi Arabia heightened worries about oversupply.

Morgan Stanley says ex-employee stole client data to sell to highest bidder

theguardian.com — A Morgan Stanley employee stole the account numbers of 900 wealth-management clients in what sources believe was an attempt to sell the information to the highest bidder. Morgan Stanley said the employee has been fired and "the Firm is taking the precaution of notifying all potentially affected clients and instituting enhanced security procedures including fraud monitoring on these accounts", according to a statement.

How Mohammed Islam Fooled Media

businessinsider.com — Mohammed Islam, a 17-year-old high school senior, faced a camera in the fluorescent-lit offices of his press representatives and told an audience of strangers that his father wasn't speaking to him: "My dad's always told me to be truthful and I went against everything he said.
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Apr 17, 2015

RT @jazzedloon: .@durgapolashi & i want to make sure we never hear "i don't know any writers of color" ever again. here's a start: https://…

Apr 17, 2015

George Lucas’s rich neighbors called his ranch an evil empire, so he is installing affordable housing projects. thewrap.com/star-wars-crea…

Apr 17, 2015

The smell of petrol on warm air always reminds me of Cairo. Tonight NY smells like that.

Apr 17, 2015

RT @kgosztola: "The New Thought Police" on campuses: "civility," a watch word that effectively squelches dissenting ideas thenation.com/article/204481…

Apr 17, 2015

RT @nycjim: When marijuana is grown with precision. 1st of a series of reports from cannabis country. mashable.com/2015/04/17/sil… pic.twitter.com/wuTo2eC8f9

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