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To Confront China, The West Must First Repudiate Neoliberalism

Neoliberalism, understood as the doctrine of a self-regulating market separate from government intervention, is the root of the West’s political and economic weakness. Ever since it emerged in the 1970s, neoliberal ideology has undermined the achievements of the Golden Age of Capitalism (1950-1970), when Western countries grew at a rapid pace, successfully reduced unemployment and inequality, and consolidated democracy as a political system. 1,791 more words

While Democrats Play "Social Justice Warriors", They Destroy Any Chance of Gaining Back the White House. "It's the Economy, Stupid." (A KJ Analysis)

This past week, I have been looking at various aspects of the fallout from the riot at Charlottesville, VA last Saturday, which renewed a ISIS-like mission among Modern American Liberals, including the Democratic Party, to rid America of Confederate Monuments, which “offend” them. 1,664 more words

Politics

The United States and The Myth of Free Market - The Role of the Government In Historical Perspective

In his bestseller Free to Choose economist Milton Friedman offered a vision of American economic history that revolved around the idea of freedom. He wrote: 2,831 more words

The Eight-Year Wait For A Raise

July 24, 2009. 4.5 million workers across 31 states were greeted with an increase in the federal minimum wage to $7.25/hour. Signed by former President George W. 1,421 more words

Current Affairs

IMF Lowers Forecast for U.S. Economy Amid Rising Policy Uncertainty -- Growth rate will steadily fall over the next five years

The fund previously expected tax cuts, infrastructure spending would spur growth

The International Monetary Fund, in its annual review of the American economy, questioned the White House’s plan to accelerate output and said it was skeptical the administration would be able rev up the world’s largest growth engine to a sustained 3% annual rate. 491 more words

The Humanitarian Consequences of Chinese Steel and Rare Earth Elements

It shouldn’t just be American steel workers and steel companies outraged by the dumping of Chinese steel into America. All Americans should be outraged.

The humanitarian and environmental consequences of Chinese steel are very profound within its own country. 41 more words

Energy/Environment

Today's Politically INCORRECT Cartoons

A Beast Of Burden

URL of the original posting site: http://comicallyincorrect.com/2017/06/06/a-beast-of-burden/#Vi5IiwODvalhwFeH.99

Trump puts an end to America pulling most of the weight when it comes to Al Gore and the Paris Climate Accord.

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