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(What's Left of) Our Economy: Puzzling New Glimpses into U.S. Manufacturing

Two important sets of economic statistics came out today that shed lots of new light on the health of American manufacturing. Unfortunately, little of it is especially encouraging. 497 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy

Counting Controversy: Citizenship & the Census

With all of the partisan fights over absurdities like the President’s dalliances with a porn star, Facebook personality quiz apps, and whether the President can find a competent lawyer, one would think that a subject as anodyne as the decennial census would be safe from inter-party bickering. 1,310 more words

Politics

California Sues Over Census Citizenship Question

(CNN) — Progressives, states and civil rights advocates are preparing a flurry of legal challenges to the Trump administration’s decision to add a question about citizenship to the next census, saying the move will penalize immigrants and threaten civil rights. 680 more words

Politics

A Citizenship Question Is Back on the 2020 Census—And California Vows to Sue the Trump Administration Over It

The U.S. Constitution dictates that the total population of the country be counted every ten years. And the Commerce Department has decided to add an additional layer to the upcoming 2020 Census, reinstating a question about respondents’ citizenship. 298 more words

Leadership

(What's Left of) Our Economy: So Trump Voters Got Fooled Economically?

One of the most common claims made this past year about President Trump’s favored economic policies is that many of their biggest victims have been or will be Trump voters. 397 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy

5 Things Consumers Are Buying More of Despite Slowing Retail Sales

Consumer spending, which accounts for two-thirds of U.S. economic activities, slowed down in the first two months of 2018 after a booming quarter at the end of 2017. 365 more words

Census

The Trump Boom

There has been so much good economic news which has not been reported or under reported. Let’s being with the US jobless report by MarketWatch. They haven’t been this low since 1969. 302 more words