Category Archives: Politics and Economics

In Push for 2020 Election Security- Top Official Was Warned: Don’t Tell Trump – The New York Times

    By Eric Schmitt, David E. Sanger and Maggie Haberman April 24, 2019 290 “WASHINGTON — In the months before Kirstjen Nielsen was forced to resign, she tried to focus the White House on one of her highest priorities as homeland security secretary: … Continue reading

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Opinion | The Great Republican Abdication – By Paul Krugman – The New York Times

By Paul Krugman Opinion Columnist April 22, 2019 896 Mitch McConnell hanging on President Trump’s every word.CreditBrendan Smialowski/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images “So all the “fake news” was true. A hostile foreign power intervened in the presidential election, hoping to install … Continue reading

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Opinion | Well- Socialism Couldn’t Give Us Trump – By Gail Collins – The New York Times

By Gail Collins Opinion Columnist March 20, 2019 747 When Donald Trump defaulted on a loan for Trump International Hotel in Chicago, he sued Deutsche Bank, which had lent him the money.CreditCreditDavid Kasnic for The New York Times Department of … Continue reading

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Opinion | Whom to Elect for a Foreign Policy Crisis at 3 A.M.? – By Thomas L. Friedman – The New York Times

By Thomas L. Friedman Opinion Columnist March 12, 2019,   166 Image  Credit Tom Brenner/The New York Times “As the 2020 campaign gets underway, we’ve heard about a Green New Deal, Medicare for all, breaking up Amazon and universal basic income … Continue reading

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Opinion | America the Cowardly Bully – By Paul Krugman – The New York Times

By Paul Krugman Opinion Columnist March 4, 2019,   529 c President Trump’s trade belligerence has done lasting damage to America’s reputation.CreditCreditPete Marovich for The New York Times This is the way the trade war ends. Not with a bang but … Continue reading

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He Took Down the Elite at Davos. Then He Came for Fox News. – By Patrick Kingsley – The New York Times

By Patrick Kingsley March 1, 2019 AMSTERDAM — First, Rutger Bregman came for the globalists. In late January at Davos, the Swiss resort where the world’s political and financial elites gather each winter, Mr. Bregman bluntly asked why his hosts … Continue reading

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Russia Picked Donald Trump and Ran Him for President- Former Israeli Intelligence Officer Says – BY CRISTINA MAZA – Newsweek

BY CRISTINA MAZA ON 12/27/18 AT 3:23 PM WORLDDONALD TRUMPINTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS “Russia chose Donald Trump as the U.S. presidential candidate who would be most advantageous to Moscow, and used online tactics to win him the presidency, according to a former agent of … Continue reading

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Opinion | The Sanders Foreign Policy Advantage – By Jamelle Bouie – The New York Times

By Jamelle Bouie Opinion Columnist Feb. 21, 2019, 24c Image   Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont leaving a news conference after the final Yemen Resolution vote in December. Credit     Sarah Silbiger/The New York Times Bernie Sanders’s most prominent message is … Continue reading

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Overlooked No More: Mabel Grammer- Whose Brown Baby Plan Found Homes for Hundreds – The New York Times

By Alexis Clark “They were called “brown babies,” or “mischlingskinder,” a derogatory German term for mixed-race children. And sometimes they were just referred to as mutts. They were born during the occupation years in Germany after World War II, the … Continue reading

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John Donne. Meditation 17. [No man is an island… For whom the bell tolls, etc.]

No man is an island,  entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main; if a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory … Continue reading

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