This week brought us more political squabbling but also temporary solutions as default debates and shutdown deals were made on the Hill. Our government reopened, and crisis was (sort of) averted. Joseph Stiglitz wrote a fascinating analysis of income inequality in a global historic context, and Minnesota’s first community owned solar project took root! Keep reading after the jump for these stories and more.
In the News
- Senators restart talks as default looms (New York Times)
- Nightmare scenario: what happens if we actually, truly default? (New York Magazine)
- Bypassing the power grid (New York Times)
- Bringing a sense of community to solar power (Finance-Commerce)
Research, Analysis and Other Fun Stuff