CDC Director on Ebola: ‘The Only Thing Like This Has Been AIDS’

NBC News The widening Ebola epidemic is reminiscent of the health threat caused by AIDS, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday, urging action so Ebola “is not the world’s next AIDS.” “In the 30 years I’ve been working in public health, the only thing like this has been AIDS,”… More CDC Director on Ebola: ‘The Only Thing Like This Has Been AIDS’

10 things you need to know today: July 27, 2013

The Week Violent protests rock Egypt, the U.S. government says it won’t pursue the death penalty for NSA leaker Edward Snowden, and more 1. VIOLENCE ERUPTS DURING PROTESTS IN EGYPT Dozens of people were killed in protests in Alexandria and Cairo as demonstrations broke out across the country over the ouster of deposed President Mohamed Morsi, who… More 10 things you need to know today: July 27, 2013

STUDY: Super-Rich Hiding At Least $21 Trillion In Tax Havens

Not only is this a national security issue for our country, it’s a global security issue as well… Think Progress According to a new study, the world’s super-rich are shielding at least $21 trillion in secret offshore tax havens. Using data from the Bank of International Settlements, IMF, World Bank, and national governments, the Tax Justice… More STUDY: Super-Rich Hiding At Least $21 Trillion In Tax Havens