Tag Archives: Republicans

US: Massaging Unemployment Numbers

Many European countries would like to grow jobs at the same rate as the U.S. A look behind the official U.S. statistics.

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Republicans and the US’s Heavily Managed Democracy

Can Republicans’ efforts to tilt U.S. democracy toward feudalism be stopped?

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Catapulting White Collar Crime into the Center of American Politics

Bankers get a free pass; Cohen and Manafort thought they had impunity; Senator Warren pushes anti-corruption law; White House accused of blocking investigations into student loan fraud by banks.

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The Noose Around Trump’s Neck Is Tightening

It is possible that Manafort and Cohen have information relating to money trails between the Trump Organization and Russian businessmen, including ones with close ties to the Kremlin.

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Trump Vs. the Koch Brothers

Are the Koch brothers going to be devoured by the very same radical forces on the right-wing of Republican politics that they helped spawn?

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Trump: A New Reagan? Or a New Chamberlain?

Trump is the worst appeaser since Britain’s Neville Chamberlain. He is weakening the United States, emboldening its enemies and shattering the world order.

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The War That Never Ended

The American Civil War – then and now: A reflection 50 years after Martin Luther King’s death.

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US Census 2020: A Political Boomerang for Republicans?

Asking about citizenship status in the 2020 Census is dangerous and politically inept.

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Strict Executive Term Limits: US Still a Leader?

The country might be constitutionally backward on other fronts, but it is still a model on executive term limits.

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How Trump’s Trade Policy Resurrects COMECON, US-Style

What the U.S. president really means by pleading for “fairness” is simply for the U.S. to have its way.

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