Millionaires Can Qualify For Food Stamps; Trump Trying to Remove Loophole

by Tim Andrews | September 16, 2019 11:27 AM When Americans think of food stamp recipients, images of desperate lower-income Americans typically come to mind. Taxpayers desperately want to believe that their hard-earned dollars are helping poor people struggling to make ends meet with welfare benefits helping them get the vital nutrients they need to stay alive. […]

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Union Scandal Coincides With GM Auto Workers Strike

Resolving the strike against General Motors that began Monday may be harder because of an internal corruption scandal inside the United Auto Workers. The strike officially began at midnight, when tens of thousands of workers walked off the factory floors of the multinational automobile manufacturing company headquartered in Detroit. Vance Pearson, 58, the UAW’s Region […]

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British trade leaders endorse boycott of Israel

The leaders of British trade unions have passed a motion seen as endorsing the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, JTA reports. The nonbinding motion, passed Wednesday at the union’s main gathering and internal elections event in Brighton by the Trades Union Congress, calls for prioritizing “Palestinians’ rights to justice and equality, including by […]

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The State of Black Employment

The top-line numbers seem to tell it all. When it comes to American employment, a rising tide lifts all boats. The jobless rate in America reached a 50-year low in April 2019. And black unemployment, at 6%, is the lowest it has been since the Bureau of Labor Statistics began measuring it in 1972. But […]

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Understanding US Foreign Aid to Israel

The ties that bind the US-Israel relationship have been the subject of intense scrutiny over the years. The economic and military aid provided to Israel by the United States has been analyzed by experts, chronicled by historians and been the basis for op-eds by pundits, peers and politicians. Through it all, the main messages remain […]

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Japan Surpasses China as Top Foreign Holder of U.S. Debt

(CNSNews.com) – Entities in Japan have surpassed entities in Mainland China as the top foreign holders of U.S. Treasury securities, according to the latest estimate published this month by the Treasury. In May of this year, the Chinese owned $1,110,200,000,000 in U.S Treasury securities and the Japanese owned $1,101,000,000,000. In June, however, Chinese ownership of […]

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Trump: If Putin Had Been at G7 Summit ‘We Could Have Solved’ Several Issues

(CNSNews.com) – President Trump said Monday it would be “better to have Russia inside the tent than outside the tent” of the world’s leading industrialized countries, arguing that if President Vladimir Putin had been in the room during the just-ended G7 summit, the leaders could have solved several issues that are instead now “in limbo.” […]

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Trump cancels Denmark trip

US President Donald Trump announced via Twitter that he has postponed his trip to Copenhagen, Denmark, due to Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen’s statement that she has “no interest” in selling Greenland. The trip had been scheduled after Trump and his wife, First Lady Melania, accepted an invitation to visit Her Majesty Margrethe II, Queen […]

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