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Great tool for estimating cost of living in your metro area. Seems pretty accurate for Eugene/Sprinfield, OR.

http://www.epi.org/resources/budget/
Share Tweet EPI’s Family Budget Calculator measures the income a family needs in order to attain a secure yet modest standard of living. The budgets estimate community-specific costs for 10 family types (one or two adults with zero to four children) in 618 locations. Compared with the federal poverty line and Supplemental Poverty Measure, EPI’s family …
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Will California get some drought relief? Should everyone in Boston move? All your questions answered.
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Here is an english translation of Thomas Piety"s interview in the german newspaper Die Zeit. 

http://thewire.in/2015/07/08/thomas-piketty-germany-has-never-repaid-its-debts-it-has-no-right-to-lecture-greece/
The star economist Thomas Piketty calls for a major conference on debt. Germany, in particular, should not withhold help from Greece.
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Here is the book on China I mentioned earlier, an excellent book for anyone interested in understanding today's China. It is mostly told through the stories of individuals from many facets of president day China:

Age of ambition : chasing fortune, truth, and faith in the new China, by Evan Osnos

Evan Osnos also has a long article in the current New Yorker on the rise of its president Xi Jinping.
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In a blistering interview with the German newspaper Die Zeit, Piketty blasts Germany and it's history of repayment of debt over the ...
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Running count of people killed by police in US from The Guardian.

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/ng-interactive/2015/jun/01/the-counted-police-killings-us-database#
The Guardian is counting the people killed by US law enforcement agencies this year. Read their stories and contribute to our ongoing, crowdsourced project
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Great video animation of data about deaths in WWII.

https://vimeo.com/128373915
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