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Could the US go to a VAT system?

In an earlier post today, I took aim at the Trump proposal to cut corporate taxes from a top rate of 35 percent that hardly any corporation actually pays, to a rate of only 15 percent, which is lower than even Paul Ryan’s budget blueprint would have us go. 1,391 more words

NATO-Ukraine Commission addresses Ukraine’s reform agenda

North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 25 April 2017

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Ukraine’s Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration, Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze, to NATO Headquarters on Tuesday (25 April 2017) for discussions on Ukraine’s reform agenda. 146 more words

Review Article

David's Fallen Tent

I need to press the pause button for a moment on the series called The Final Kingdom. I need to revisit a topic which I have covered, in part, before. 4,856 more words


China’s Critical Year

Written by William Hurst.

In his Independence Day Speech, on 17 August 1964, Sukarno famously declared the start of what he called the “Year of Dangerous Living”.  1,797 more words


Tweeting our way to reform

As of May 2016, India ranked as the country with the second highest number of Twitter users (after the US) at 41 million users (as per… 773 more words



As a first generation Mexican-American, I was more than ecstatic to hear that President Obama had presented the DACA and DAPA programs.

Finally, millions of families would be able to live in peace – to live without constant worry and fear of being arrested and deported. 605 more words