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More Evidence Exxon Misled the Public About Climate Change

This story originally appeared on Mother Jones and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Two years ago, Inside Climate News and Los Angeles Times investigations found that while Exxon Mobil internally acknowledged that climate change is man-made and serious, it publicly manufactured doubt about the science. Exxon has been trying unsuccessfully to smother ...

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Public Sacrifice: An Annuity for the Teacher — and the Broker

An Annuity for the Teacher — and the Broker By TARA SIEGEL BERNARD October 26, 2016 Public Sacrifice By TARA SIEGEL BERNARD October 26, 2016 Bradley Bergeron’s first professional job out of college was selling retirement savings investments to public schoolteachers in Connecticut. The applications he carried in his black leather briefcase, however, were for one ...

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A Sour Surprise for Public Pensions: Two Sets of Books

By MARY WILLIAMS WALSH September 17, 2016 When one of the tiniest pension funds imaginable — for Citrus Pest Control District No. 2, serving just six people in California — decided last year to convert itself to a 401(k) plan, it seemed like a no-brainer. After all, the little fund held far more ...

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