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What Ever Happened to Latin America?

U.S. foreign policy has often been driven by responding to crises or threats to our national interests and security.  This response is no different under the Trump administration, although the public pronouncements and policy decisions are to say the least unconventional.  420 more words

President Trump calls for action on tax reform and other priorities

In brief

In his first address to a joint session of Congress, President Donald Trump called for action on tax reform to “restart the engine of the American economy – making it easier for companies to do business in the United States and much harder for companies to leave.” While offering few details, President Trump said that his economic team is “developing historic tax reform that will reduce the tax rate on our companies so that they can compete and thrive anywhere and with anyone.” 1,634 more words

Tax Knowledge

THE RISE AND FALL OF AMERICAN GROWTH-AN IMPORTANT READ FOR TODAY

I have not read a more thorough analysis of the American economy and its resulting social implications. THE RISE AND FALL OF AMERICAN GROWTH takes a microscopic look at the U.S. 356 more words

Non-Fiction

Hard Economic Data Does Not Support Trumphoria

By Richard Cameron

In our recent first in the series on the investment mania nicknamed by market observers as Trumphoria, we looked at the psychology of the effect, which runs on a binary track with the extreme enthusiasm for Trump as a national repair guy for the economy. 997 more words

Donald Trump

Social Security Screwup: How it started and how America can stand to fix it

Americans have been looking to Congress over the past decade and a half to fix the national debt that our nation faces, increasing every day by several billion dollars. 680 more words

Governmental Functions

Ask Yourself These Two Questions About America's Economic Future

Today’s news environment has ADD. That’s why business leaders must occasionally disconnect from the tweet-powered media whirlwind and think hard about factors that do not make good SNL sketch material but that will deeply influence our future. 468 more words

Leadership

Trade Deals And Outsourcing

If the job you have is ever outsourced, just know this: you will always be able to gain employment as a bartender, waiter, or cashier. Regardless of the amount of education or training you have, the service sector is the lone part of the economy that seems to be growing.  643 more words

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