Category: Economy

While Some Support Medicare-for-all, Other Lawmakers Embrace ‘State Public Option’

While Some Support Medicare-for-all, Other Lawmakers Embrace ‘State Public Option’

Some Democrats are taking a different direction toward universal coverage.

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Fmr. State Official: In 2nd Summit With N. Korea’s Kim, Trump Needs More Than ‘Good Headlines’

Fmr. State Official: In 2nd Summit With N. Korea’s Kim, Trump Needs More Than ‘Good Headlines’

Donald Trump needs to seek substantive progress in his upcoming summit with the leader of North Korea.

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Citizenship Question ‘Would Cause Incalculable Damage,’ ACLU Says

Citizenship Question ‘Would Cause Incalculable Damage,’ ACLU Says

Opponents of a citizenship quuestion say it will do real harm to US immigrant communities.

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Trump’s Declaration of Emergency: Into The Fire?

Trump’s Declaration of Emergency: Into The Fire?

Donald Trump reportedly will sign the border security spending bill emerging from Congress, in time to avert a second partial federal shutdown, which would have begun Saturday, February 16.

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What immigrants can teach Natural American Citizens

What immigrants can teach Natural American Citizens

No one knows everything. Here's a story on what immigrants can teach Americans about life.

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Republicans, Be Careful What You Wish For

Republicans, Be Careful What You Wish For

By narrowing their campaign target audience, the Republicans lost control of California. Which nation will go next?

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The problem with US education isn’t the money.

The problem with US education isn’t the money.

The United States has a failing education system. Increasing the budget won't do anything.

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How the Government Shutdown Affected Business

How the Government Shutdown Affected Business

Over 800,000 government workers were affected by the shutdown. How about private businesses?

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Will the Wall Work?

Will the Wall Work?

If Donald Trump gets his wall, how well, if at all, will the wall work?

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Opinions

The Rockiest Democratic Presidential Launch Yet

By Janet Ybarra

On what was to be his big day, Bill deBlasio suffered one ignominy after another.

Do Political Quizzes Define You?

By Mike Kauffmann

I checked out eight popular quizzes. They were all biased. After all, they’re written by humans and all humans are biased.

A Divided Nation Over Abortion

By Winston Wang

In a recent interview on Fox News, Presidential Hopeful Bernie Sanders said, “I believe that the decision over abortion belongs to a woman and her physician, not the federal government, not the state government.”

Conservatives Angry at Liberal Internet Bias: Time To Bring Back the Fairness Doctrine?

By Janet Ybarra

If Republicans were sincere, they would help re-establish the Fairness Doctrine.

OPINION: The Top Three 2020 Candidates

By Isiason Brown

Isiason Brown talks about his top three picks to win the Democratic Presidential Race and why he thinks they have a chance.

The First Amendment, Georgia-Style

By Tony Panaccio

Here’s a club that six Georgia Republicans want the state to join.

Is it Ever Okay for Politicians to Swear?

By Winston Wang

Are politicians allowed to drop swear words when they speak, ever?

The Weapon Used to Wage War on Americans

By Jack Menendez

What if there was a device, kind of like a big flashlight, that you could shine on people, bathing them in its radiation, making them stop in their tracks, open up their minds, and hang on your every word?

Debunking The Meme: Pete Buttigieg

By Tony Panaccio

Ezra Klein and Nate Silver are two of the smartest politicos in the business, and despite some big miscalculations in the past, they don’t get much wrong.

The Uphill Battle to Reform U.S. Health Care

By Jack Menendez

The private medical industry is serving a market that does not behave with normal elasticity.