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Opinion: Lottery prizes can encourage vaccination, but they can’t replace trust

By   /  Thursday, June 24th, 2021  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  No Comments

By Gary Charness Medical experts and the federal government have stressed the importance of reaching herd immunity, which requires that a high proportion of the population cannot fall prey to COVID-19. While there was a huge initial wave of interest, there are still many people who have not been vaccinated. This has led to the Read More →

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Lesh: China trade deal: the good, the bad and the ugly

By   /  Friday, January 17th, 2020  /  Education, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Lesh: China trade deal: the good, the bad and the ugly

By Kirk Lesh President Donald Trump signed “phase one” of the trade deal with China. As usual, it took a lot of time, tweets and market fluctuations to finalize. Considering that this deal is called “phase one,” it is reasonable to expect future deals. So, what is in “phase one,” and what can we expect Read More →

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Westmont honors Nobel economics laureate

By   /  Friday, November 9th, 2018  /  Education, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Westmont honors Nobel economics laureate

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Editorial: The perils of losing faith in the American Dream

By   /  Friday, May 2nd, 2014  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: The perils of losing faith in the American Dream

When you cut through it all, these books give an articulate voice to inchoate feelings so many average Americans already harbor: The game is rigged, and the rich just keep getting richer.

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Energy efficiency the name of the game at Eco:nomics

By   /  Friday, March 29th, 2013  /  Green Coast, Technology, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Energy efficiency the name of the game at Eco:nomics

Energy efficiency was the hot topic at Eco:comics, the Wall Street Journal’s annual conference on green business. The three-day conference, held March 20-23, again took place at Bacara Resort & Spa in Goleta this year. A quick informal poll of the audience at the invitation-only conference revealed a strong preference for energy efficiency technology: Out Read More →

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Gov. Brown talks high-speed rail, energy

By   /  Friday, March 23rd, 2012  /  Latest news  /  1 Comment

During Gov. Jerry Brown’s first term as head of the state, he green-lighted a plan for a high-speed rail. Thirty years later, the statewide rail project remains a priority for Brown — and it’s one way the California government is working to make the state green. “What’s really interesting right now is to look back Read More →

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Bill Gates: New nuclear could be “energy miracle”

By   /  Friday, March 23rd, 2012  /  Features, Green Coast, Technology  /  3 Comments

Microsoft founder Bill Gates is placing his chips on nuclear technology these days.

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