Category: Economy

What Are 2020 Presidential Candidates Planning to Do About the Opioid Epidemic?

What Are 2020 Presidential Candidates Planning to Do About the Opioid Epidemic?

With the last of the Democratic debates and the Iowa caucuses finished, the remaining candidates have debated solutions on some of the nation’s biggest issues from healthcare to foreign policy.
Andrew Yang: A 21st Century Ross Perot?

Andrew Yang: A 21st Century Ross Perot?

Whether or not Yang attains the nomination, like Perot decades before him, Yang's fundraising prowess means that he can continue to hang in the primary fight where others have had to fall, and in the process he can continue to educate the American people on his issues and make a difference.
No, Mr Bloomberg, We Do Need a Wealth Tax: Too Much Income Inequality Is Bad, Even for the Rich

No, Mr Bloomberg, We Do Need a Wealth Tax: Too Much Income Inequality Is Bad, Even for the Rich

What we have now in the United States is a situation of wealth inequality which isn't just not good for society as a whole, it's not even good for the wealthy anymore, either.
What Andrew Yang Sees Which No Other Candidate Seems to Address

What Andrew Yang Sees Which No Other Candidate Seems to Address

Yang was the only one on stage Tuesday evening at the Democratic presidential debate from Otterbein University to lay out some important economic truths.
The Real Reason Behind Russia’s Struggling Economy

The Real Reason Behind Russia’s Struggling Economy

And no, it's not Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump, or the Communist Party.
We Need to Get Rid of the Useless Penny

We Need to Get Rid of the Useless Penny

Pennies cause more even more trouble than they are worth — quite literally.
‘Huge Conspiracy’ that Media Reports Economy Negatively Under Trump

‘Huge Conspiracy’ that Media Reports Economy Negatively Under Trump

With an assist from CNN host Don Lemon, Washington Post columnist Catherine Rampell demolished Republican talking points about the US economy.
WaPo’s Rucker: ‘Privately,’ Trump Is Quite ‘Alarmed and Rattled’ with the Economy

WaPo’s Rucker: ‘Privately,’ Trump Is Quite ‘Alarmed and Rattled’ with the Economy

Although publicly, Donald Trump and his advisers wave off any suggestion of a recession for the US economy the reality is quite different in private, according to a prominent Washington Post reporter.
Welcome to the Greenbrier, the Governor-Owned Luxury Resort Filled With Conflicts of Interest

Welcome to the Greenbrier, the Governor-Owned Luxury Resort Filled With Conflicts of Interest

Gov. Jim Justice is West Virginia’s richest man and owns its most storied resort. When lobbyists and state agencies book there, he profits. Here’s how the governor, dubbed “Big Jim,” became West Virginia’s little Trump.
Recession: ‘It’s Here,’ and First Casualties Are Reps. Omar, Tlaib

Recession: ‘It’s Here,’ and First Casualties Are Reps. Omar, Tlaib

The recession long feared for the US economy? "It's here," according to at least one economic analyst.