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Trump’s phony, blowhard trade war just got real, the Economic Consequences - Barry Eichengreen.

For those who observe that the economic and financial fallout from US President Donald Trump’s trade war has been surprisingly small, the best response is that a lagged effect is exactly what we should expect, just wait… 805 more words

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ORIGINS OF HATE. Bring the War Home. The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America - Kathleen Belew.

“WE NEED EVERY ONE OF YOU,” proclaimed an anonymous 1985 article in a major white power newspaper. “We need every branch of fighting, militant whites. We are too few right now to excommunicate each other…. 7,150 more words

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BORN TRUMP, Inside America’s First Family - Emily Jane Fox.

“We need a very acute financial mind to get us out of this mire. America is the largest corporation on the planet. You wouldn’t hire a novice to run a similarly sized company in the private markets.” Ivanka Trump 😂😂 28,297 more words

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PTSD and IRAQ. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE - DAVID FINKEL.

He is physically unmarked, so how can he be injured? The answer must be that he isn’t. So why was he sent home with a diagnosis of severe PTSD? 4,532 more words

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Anatomy of Failure. Why America loses every war it starts - Harlan K. Ullman.

Entertaining the troops under the doubtful assumption that it will raise morale seems to be part of every war we fight.

Since the end of World War II, America lost every war it started and failed in military interventions when it did not use sound strategic thinking or have sufficient knowledge and understanding of the circumstances in deciding to use force. 4,579 more words

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Can America Rescue Itself? Vote, Because That’s Just What They Don’t Want You to Do - NY Times.

This is a fragile moment for America. The integrity of democratic institutions is under assault from without and within, and basic standards of honesty and decency in public life are corroding. 1,579 more words

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“It’s not your fault that you’re a loser; it’s the government’s fault.” Prisoners of the American Dream - Stefanie Stantcheva.

With inequality increasing, many around the world might assume that Americans would want to close the income gap by instituting a more progressive system of redistribution. 1,133 more words

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