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Amazon rejects proposals for climate change and facial recognition

Amazon’s stock has increased six-fold in the last five years, making investors lots of money. But at this year’s annual meeting, the amount of criticism leveled at the company in the form of shareholder resolutions was unprecedented. Investors voted on 12 of the proposals with none getting a majority vote, but they highlight issues that…

The politics of climate change

The New York Times Magazine recently published its Climate Issue titled The Problem with Putting a Price on the End of The World. The Time’s op-ed columnist, David Leonhardt, makes the case that economists have workable policy ideas for addressing climate change. A United Nations panel of scientists recently concluded that avoiding horrific damage will require…