President of Iceland Ólafur Grímsson: The Will of the People Must Rule the Day

Well Iceland was, in the years that led up to the financial crisis, like every country in Europe and the United States, part of this policy transformation where the financial sector was deregulated, where the freedom of financial capital was increased, where there was a different form of regulations and structures that had prevailed before. […]

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What Is a Value-Add Real Estate Investment?

(bright upbeat music) We’re going to use a simple frame to break down what we believe should be prevalent in a value-add investment opportunity. So starting with location. The location of value-add investments should be institutional in terms of, is liquidity provided? We take this very seriously at Origin, that’s why we only target 11 […]

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Northwest Justice Project: Help with Medical Debt in Washington State

Having medical bills can cause fear, worry, and embarrassment. You may begin to lose hope. Unfortunately, ignoring them can lead to bigger problems. Your bills might get turned over to a collection agent, and you might even get sued. Your bills might get turned over to a collection agent, and you might even get sued. […]

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Student debt: An American horror story | Michael Hobbes

Well, there’s a couple reasons why college has gotten so expensive. First of all is: states are cutting higher education funding. Second thing is: supply and demand. What we have is a crisis where to get onto the job ladder, the few decent jobs left—that have healthcare, that have security, that have a pension—they all […]

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