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Tag: trade deficit

Why Trump is right and wrong about trade deficit

While Trump has been harping on trade deficit for thirty years – he was complaining about the Japanese in the 1980s – he’s vastly oversimplifying the issue and the solutions.

Enormous, humongous November trade deficit drags economy down

The trade deficit in goods increased $3.4 billion to $66.6 billion.

June’s Enormous, Humongous Trade Deficit is Up 9 Percent

The June trade deficit rose from the months prior because of rising imports.

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.
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How Trump is following Hitler’s playbook

History shows there are no “one-day” dictatorships. When democracies fall, they typically fall completely.