President Donald Trump defends himself against charges of racism by saying that not only is he not racist, but he has presided over some of the best job gains for African-Americans in U.S. history. Trump is right that the unemployment rate for black Americans this year reached its lowest...
As access to cheap, plentiful energy dries up and the effects of climate change take hold, we are entering a new era of profound challenge ― and free market capitalism cannot dig us out. This is the conclusion of a report produced for the United Nations by Bios,...
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If there's any force greater than whatever propelled Donald Trump into the Presidency, it's economics. Nobody, not even a President Trump, can stop all movement toward the clean economy. The reason is simple: it's now cheaper to cut carbon and use renewable energy than to keep the status...
EU open to new trade talks with U.S., but has not seen great interest ...
Stockport based Equity Housing Group has embarked on a comprehensive digital transformation agenda with the support of a new social housing system from Aareon UK (www.aareon.co.uk). Combined, the new system delivers the widely acclaimed Aareon QL ERP solution, 1st Touch Mobile workforce software, customer self-service...
  Beijing’s tariff surplus with Washington hits record .1 billion in September China’s trade surplus with the United States ballooned to a record USD 34.1 billion in September, despite a raft of US tariffs, official data showed Friday, adding fuel to the fire of a worsening trade war. Relations...
An oil and gas bonanza in Southwestern states may be helping to drive the continuing national economic boom. The nation’s 4.2 percent growth in GDP, estimated last month by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, is the highest quarterly growth since 2014. State estimates aren’t due until mid-November, but many...
A climate denier is going to be President of the United States. And if you were hoping that Trump's strange views on the issue (it's all a Chinese hoax!) were just bluster, think again. He recently appointed well-known climate skeptic Myron Ebell to lead his environmental and EPA...
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