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Why billionaire Tom Steyer argues capitalism is the best tool to fight climate change

It may be unusual to hear the ultra-rich argue for increasing government regulation of the economy, but billionaire Tom Steyer believes such a thing is necessary to stop the onslaught from climate change. Steyer may be best known for his longtime investment in climate solutions, as well as his decision in 2012 to step away from a highly successful investment fund he had founded....

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How the Internet was created by government — not private — innovation

Residents of the United States are raised to hold two seemingly paradoxical beliefs: That the American nation’s greatest contribution to humanity is its supposedly free form of government — and that this same free government stifles innovation. Similarly, Americans are taught to believe that so-called rugged individualists (often white men) are the great creators and inventors who change our lives....

Originally posted on salon.com

How the Internet was created by government — not private — innovation

Residents of the United States are raised to hold two seemingly paradoxical beliefs: That the American nation’s greatest contribution to humanity is its supposedly free form of government — and that this same free government stifles innovation. Similarly, Americans are taught to believe that so-called rugged individualists (often white men) are the great creators and inventors who change our lives....

Originally posted on salon.com

How the Internet was created by government — not private — innovation

Residents of the United States are raised to hold two seemingly paradoxical beliefs: That the American nation’s greatest contribution to humanity is its supposedly free form of government — and that this same free government stifles innovation. Similarly, Americans are taught to believe that so-called rugged individualists (often white men) are the great creators and inventors who change our lives....

Originally posted on salon.com

How the Internet was created by government — not private — innovation

Residents of the United States are raised to hold two seemingly paradoxical beliefs: That the American nation’s greatest contribution to humanity is its supposedly free form of government — and that this same free government stifles innovation. Similarly, Americans are taught to believe that so-called rugged individualists (often white men) are the great creators and inventors who change our lives....

Originally posted on salon.com