Tag Archives: In Depth

How Is Trade Working Out for You, President Trump?

The fallacy of seeking to reduce the U.S. trade deficit without raising U.S. savings rates.

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Stock Markets and the Trump Factor

While Trump says it’s all the Fed’s fault, this is why U.S. stock markets are really collapsing.

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American People to Trump: What’s Goin’ on in the Markets?

What makes this particular market correction so spooky is that, unlike in 2008, no single reason has yet been identified as causing the downturn.

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Refugees and Social Media Running Amok: A Special Season’s Greetings

To overturn “fake news” demands so much more than fact-checking. It takes educating society with critical thinking skills.

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The Democrats Might Lose the US Midterm Elections

In the U.S., we have moved to event-driven elections. Republicans could very well hold on to both houses of Congress.

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How the Merkel Government Makes up Its Statistics

In reality, German government debt levels have been going up during Merkel’s 12-year reign – and this despite a booming economy.

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Trump, Israel and the Palestinians

Trump’s “deal of the century” for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict may well put an end to any prospect of a two-state solution.

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Russia’s Plan to Raise Stalin-Era Pension Ages Draws Opposition

Russians worry that they will not live to collect their pension due to the proposed age increase. But to what extent is this true?

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Trump and the State of Workers in America: A 2018 Labor Day Reflection

After the U.S. saw moderate progress on labor issues under Obama, Donald Trump has wasted no time to attack workers and the labor movement in the U.S.

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A Preview of Donald Trump’s Next Speech on Erdogan’s Turkey

Reflections on how to Make Turkey Great Again.

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