Friday, August 17, 2018

Tag: economy

Trump’s Trade Wars

He’s put tariffs, which are essentially taxes, on what they sell to us. And they’ve retaliated by putting tariffs on what we sell to them.

The truth about Social Security: Setting the record straight

Eighty-three years later, Social Security addresses universal economic risks that have always been with us and always will be.

Want to create jobs? Reduce fossil fuel use

Energy efficiency creates more jobs than fossil fuels – and at a faster rate and lower cost.

Trump and the art of the no deal

Touting his “extraordinary” ability to negotiate, but so far, Trump has shown he can’t make a deal.

Trump administration attempts to tweak capital gains tax only to benefit...

But tax analysts said the proposed tweak would create more tax shelters and increase national debt.

An economy in the fast lane – with no brakes

When the next recession hits, the working people of the United States will pay the steepest price.

How rising inequality is stalling economies by crippling demand

A new agenda is needed. We have to recognize that economic growth inevitably involves economic transformation, based on innovation and technological change.

Backfire

Thanks to Trump's wildfire tariffs, an iconic American brand is moving jobs overseas.

Correcting the record: What is really happening in Nicaragua?

Nicaragua is a class war turned upside down. The coup is failing, the truth is coming out, and should not be forgotten.

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Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.

How a small town in Iowa freed local workers from ICE detention

It was the largest Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raid in the state since 2008.

Sheriff resigns after arrested for conspiracy to sell drugs and extortion

After residing in jail over the weekend, Tallahatchie County Sheriff William Brewer resigned as sheriff ahead of his court appearance on Tuesday.

The albatross wrapped around America’s neck

It is truly time for change in America but how can we make this happen?

Military cover-Up? 100s of migrants feared dead in mass grave at AZ’s Barry Goldwater...

It is believed that there are hundreds, if not more, individual human remains still there on the bombing range, but the federal government is not allowing anybody on to search for these individuals.

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