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Is the economy growing too fast? Interest rates and the fed

The potential gains from allowing the economy to continue to grow and for the unemployment rate to drop further are enormous.

The world according to Trump

The world according to Trump is becoming increasingly dangerous, in part because we are not doing our job.

Politics be Damned! Unity demands more.

The only barrier to anarchy is respect for every member of our society.

More and War

So many tax dollars have been spent on the further militarization of the country. We no longer have the slightest idea what life might be like if, instead of 17 significant intelligence outfits, we had just two of them, or even one.

Nice people make the best Nazis: The moral bankruptcy of silent Trump voters

Trump’s many spoken bigotries were not a deal-breaker for the silent majority of ‘nice’ supporters. That is the true disgrace.

Hillary Clinton Agrees with the Citizens United Decision

“As Greenwald said, Hillary’s the very model of the type of politician that the five Republicans on the U.S. Supreme Court were trying to empower. The suckers whose votes she gets are fooled merely by her labeling herself a ‘Democrat’ and slinging the type of bumper-sticker phrases that draw Democratic suckers instead of Republican ones.”

Candidates backing Medicare For All come out victorious in primaries

Candidates supporting Medicare For All are beating their party-backed opponents in both red and blues states.

Human Rights Watch and FIFA test Middle East fallout of Trump’s election

The rise of Mr. Trump potentially throws a monkey wrench into Middle Eastern politics, the fallout of which is uncertain.

Bernie Sanders: 0.3 Percent Social Security Increase Is a Joke

This measly cost-of-living adjustment could be wiped out next year when Medicare Part B premiums increase.

Coal Dust Responsible for Thousands of Deaths in the E.U.

Not only does burning coal cost companies and governments billions of pounds in disease treatment and lost working days, but it is proven to be the cause of thousands of deaths.