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Editor at The Huffington Post. Kiwi transplant.

Could Cap and Trade Cause Another Market Meltdown?

motherjones.com — You've heard of credit default swaps and subprime mortgages. Are carbon default swaps and subprime offsets next? If the Waxman-Markey climate bill is signed into law, it will generate, almost as an afterthought, a new market for carbon derivatives. That market will be vast, complicated, and dauntingly difficult to monitor.

Jamie Whyte: Think big

listener.co.nz — This is not policy, you understand. This is us having a little chat," explains Jamie Whyte, former expat academic and management consultant. He's been leader of the Act Party for a few fraught weeks. He's trying not to get himself into hot water again. "I f-ed up," he volunteers, of those incest comments.

Obama's Impossble Task: Fix the Border Crisis and Treat Kids Humanely

newrepublic.com — When President Obama addressed the child-migrant crisis at the US border on Wednesday evening, he struck a can-do, just-send-me-a-bill-already tone. "I'm interested in solving a problem," he declared. "Let's go ahead and fix it." But as he surely knows, there are no simple solutions here; there may not be any non-simple solutions, either.

Rachel Morris in Washington: Reality checks

listener.co.nz — It has been strange to be in Washington lately. Although it's always strange to be in Washington, for reasons that shift with the political preoccupations of the day, there has been a different kind of strangeness caused by the flare-up of violence in Iraq.

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Don't Miss This Deadline!

womansday.com — Important reminder! Monday, March 31st is the last day to sign up for health insurance for 2014 under the Affordable Care Act. Yes-as in next Monday. If the deadline crept up on you, you're not alone: 61 percent of uninsured Americans weren't aware that this is their last chance to sign up for coverage, according to a poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation.

Pledge-free Stream

wbez.org — WBEZ is testing the launch of our first pledge-free stream for the March 2014 Pledge Drive. The pledge-free stream is a way for qualifying members to access WBEZ without hearing any pitching.The pledge-free stream is available only online.

Sneaky Heart Attack Signs

womansday.com — If you picked up the February issue of Woman's Day, you may have read the health alert about the sneaky heart attack signs all women should be aware of. Didn't catch it? Here's the rundown: A recent study found that one in five women under age 55 doesn't experience chest pain when she's having a heart attack, so it's important to know the less obvious signals.

What Happens When Your Country Drowns?

motherjones.com — IT'S A BRIGHT, BALMY SUNDAY afternoon and I'm driving through the western outskirts of Auckland, New Zealand, the kind of place you never see on a postcard. No majestic mountains, no improbably green pastures-just a bland tangle of shopping malls and suburbia.
Apr 07, 2015

RT @juliaioffe: Rand Paul is now running for president. How different will he be from his father? My old profile of him: newrepublic.com/article/113494…

Mar 31, 2015

Hooray! MT @raillan_ebrooks: I'm joining @HuffingtonPost, where I'll be working on the features team w/ @gpveis and @RachelMorris

Mar 22, 2015

Marvin Bush strikes again, in this great WP profile of Columba. pic.twitter.com/udmJeqDTW6

Mar 02, 2015

@jonathanchait I would reply to that but you just got me deported. Thanks a lot.

Jan 15, 2015

I always find @rtraister's columns indispensable reading. Thrilled the #ellies judges agreed. Just 1 of my faves: bit.ly/1ti2GEt

Jan 11, 2015

Thrilled to be starting a new long form project @thehuffpost with @gpveis. Much more TK.

Dec 05, 2014

So proud of the work we did @tnr and grateful for my brilliant, funny, decent colleagues. It was a joy and an honor to work there.

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