NHS waiting times soar to nine-year high

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/nhs-winter-crisis-latest-waiting-times-british-medical-association-sleepwalking-nine-year-high-a7997461.html

http://archive.is/7EvJQ

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5 facts about government debt around the world

The United States has more government debt than any other country analyzed

As a share of its GDP, Japan’s gross debt far exceeds that of all other nations analyzed

Norway’s GDP far outweighs its net debt

Brazil spends more than any other country analyzed on debt interest payments as a share of revenue

Debt as a percentage of GDP increased in 34 of 43 countries between 2006 and 2016

http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/09/19/5-facts-about-government-debt-around-the-world/

http://archive.is/LrDA4

Gary Cohn Is Giving Goldman Sachs Everything It Ever Wanted From the Trump Administration

https://theintercept.com/2017/09/17/goldman-sachs-gary-cohn-donald-trump-administration/

http://archive.is/DEolj

Hurricane Harvey has exposed the inadequacy of flood insurance

“For political reasons, NFIP charges low premiums, pricing out private insurers. But this also means its income does not cover all losses, and it is forced to borrow from American taxpayers.”

https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21728631-flood-risk-tricky-insure-and-state-intervention-hinders-much-it

http://archive.is/HtLPA