Omar: End ‘Capitalist System.’ Guarantee Jobs, Housing, Medicare and Abortion for All

In the new nation that Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota seeks to create, the “capitalist system” will be left behind in pursuit of a “fair and just economy” where the federal government guarantees everybody jobs, housing, health care and free abortions. How can we know this? She has declared it in writing. Omar’s campaign […]

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MS GOP Increases Regulations/Laws Even Though Trump Calling to Decrease Them; Cronyism Runs Rampant

Mississippi is forbidding grocery stores from calling veggie burgers “veggie burgers” Proponents of the law say it’s necessary to avoid confusing consumers. That…doesn’t sound right. By Kelsey Piper  Jul 3, 2019, 4:00pm EDT It’s been a good few months for the plant-based meat movement — so good that opponents of the fledgling industry are starting to mobilize. […]

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‘Prosper Africa’ Promises Long-Overdue Change in US Approach to Continent

American policymakers have long talked about reorienting U.S. policy toward Africa to “trade, not aid.” Yet, despite the rhetoric, the U.S.’ Africa policy has remained stuck in an aid-focused rut for decades. However, there was another encouraging sign last week that the Trump administration is serious about changing that. In remarks at a Corporate Council […]

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Trump Deregulation Will Boost Household Income by $3,100, Report Finds

The Trump administration deregulation efforts will raise incomes by about $3,100 per household over the next five to 10 years, and sharply reduce prices for consumers, according to a report released Friday by the White House Council of Economic Advisers. “The deregulatory efforts of the Trump administration have also removed mandates from employers, especially smaller […]

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Palestinian Poverty: Who Isn’t Sharing the Wealth?

A key refrain in the Israeli-Palestinian narrative is the issue of the Palestinian poverty, allegedly resulting from the Israeli occupation.  Surveys cite statistics that anywhere from 26 to 53 percent of Palestinians are poor. In October 2018, the United Nations warned that humanitarian aid to the Palestinians is at an all-time low, a sign of […]

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For Liberal CEOs, Abortion Is Good for Business

As more states pass restrictions on abortion, companies are coming out of the woodwork to oppose them. Recently, some 180 companies “employing more than 108,000 workers” purchased a full-page ad in The New York Times under the banner “Don’t Ban Equality: It’s time for companies to stand up for reproductive health care.” Translation: It’s time […]

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