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UK: $50bn over five years to deal with opioid crisis

The UK government says it is on track to provide £50bn of economic impact payments over the next five years, as it attempts to stem a national addiction crisis.The payments, to be made annually, are to be distributed to the wider economy in a bid to cut deaths from opioid overdose and reduce addiction rates,

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How to win a $1 million award from the US Economic Impact Payments program

The United States is offering to award up to $1.25 million in economic impact payments to companies and organizations that help the government make the most of the world’s vast untapped natural resources.The announcement was made Thursday by Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, who described the award as the first in the program’s 20-year history.Lew said

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When the world needs a tech policy fix

TechCrunch – The world is running out of time to make a decision about how to pay for social, economic, and political change.And the sooner the better.The time is now, writes John Gruber.In his most recent book, The End of History, Gruber argues that the world will have to make some major changes if it