Tag Archives: In Depth

A Christian’s Questions for Trump’s Evangelical Voters

Should we as Christians support an egocentric president who seeks to rally support by dividing Americans into enemy camps?

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How Financial Triumphalists Destabilize the US Economy

As long as the Wall Street triumphalists’ unreflected “why worry?” thinking remains the norm, the urgently needed pursuit of a U.S. economic reform agenda will go nowhere.

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March 23, 2020: The Day the US Economy Did Not Crash

The day when Fed Chairman Jerome Powell rode in to rescue financial markets to prevent their complete freezing up could have entered our history books as another global mega-crash.

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The Ayatollah in the White House

Ironies of the coronavirus times: For all their mutual enmity, have the United States and Iran ever been closer?

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Could the Pandemic Re-elect Trump?

Has the coronavirus crisis really severely damaged, if not doomed, Trump’s chances of being re-elected? What the Democrats must do to win.

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Beyond Trump: The US’s Wrong-Headed Priorities

Reflections on gargantuan levels of military spending, pseudo “efficiency”-minded corporate outsourcing and an ill-fated obsession with American exceptionalism.

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COVID 19 and the US: What Lies Ahead

Way beyond the CARES Act, here are six concrete steps the U.S. federal government ought to mandate right now to protect people’s economic livelihood.

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The Sad State of US and Global Economic Affairs

If — or is it already when — the current crisis ends with the United States of America fiscally and monetarily bankrupt, the idea of a full-blown depression becomes all too real.

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Middle East: How Refugees, Shantytowns and Sanctions Imperil Global Public Health

Syria’s announcement of its first COVID-19 case highlights the public health threat posed by war zones that produce millions of refugees and displaced persons.

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Michael Bloomberg: The US‘s First Jewish President

Michael Bloomberg’s best sales argument for the November 2020 U.S. presidential election is twofold: First, he is everything that Trump is not. And second, like Trump, he is focused on domestic issues.

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