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  • Date: 5/25/19 9:26 PM
  • Number: 559425
  • Recommendations: 3
DrBob2 asks,

<<Johannes Siegrist, senior professor of work stress research at the University of Dusseldorf, coined a term to study the health effects of unfair compensation: “effort/reward imbalance” (ERI). “There are two
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  • Date: 5/25/19 4:41 PM
  • Number: 559410
  • Recommendations: 0
Congress and the next administration however, felt a much better use for the budget surplus was tax cuts for the wealthy and here we are.

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Absolutely! Tax cuts for the wealthy are more valuable than life
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  • Date: 5/25/19 4:14 PM
  • Number: 559409
  • Recommendations: 3
SeattlePioneer writes,

<<Of course, a battery that can only hold 4% of it's original rated charge won't be of much use to you in an automobile. But you might be able to use it in a large, utility grade electric storage
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  • Date: 5/25/19 3:39 PM
  • Number: 559407
  • Recommendations: 0
DrBob2 asks,

what do they mean when they say "the batteries in its Leaf electric cars will last 22 years"?

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As the article states, Nissan has battery data on 400,000 Leafs sold since 2011. I
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  • Date: 5/25/19 7:32 AM
  • Number: 559385
  • Recommendations: 17
captainccs analyzes,

BTW, the above is the real reason politicians don't want Social Security money invested in stocks, it would make working people rich and independent of politicians.

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That's
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  • Date: 5/25/19 6:05 AM
  • Number: 559375
  • Recommendations: 7
... wealthy people who only pay 1% of a very healthy income in Federal taxes.

How I Paid Only 1% of My Income in Federal Income Tax

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  • Date: 5/25/19 5:52 AM
  • Number: 559374
  • Recommendations: 4
I quit my job back in 1994 at age 38 after a 17-year career as engineer in the oil & gas industry. Once I'd accumulated enough money to not need a paycheck, I saw little reason to suffer the inconvenience of appearing in the office 5 days a
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  • Date: 5/25/19 5:21 AM
  • Number: 559373
  • Recommendations: 7
The top 10% of the country now own 70% of the nation's wealth. The bottom 50% have near zero to negative net worth. The 50th to 90th percentile cohort has lost the most ground in recent years as productivity gains are consolidated among the
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  • Date: 5/25/19 4:17 AM
  • Number: 559372
  • Recommendations: 0
AdvocatusDiaboli writes,

On the other hand, replacing the I-5 drawbridge across the Columbia River where travel times have increased by 278% in 5 years due to traffic congestion probably has a lot of economic benefit.

But

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  • Date: 5/25/19 3:36 AM
  • Number: 559369
  • Recommendations: 3
... automaker is actively looking for reuse solutions. How about making them into a lamp? That was popular in wood shop.

Nissan says its Leaf batteries will outlast the car by 10-12 years, looks for reuse solutions

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