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Trump powers GOP schism over Greene and Cheney

The Republican civil war hits a critical moment on Wednesday over the fate of two prominent lawmakers who represent rival visions for a party...
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The case for Mitch McConnell to vote to convict Donald Trump

On Wednesday afternoon, the House will impeach President Donald Trump for a second time. It is known. The only real drama will be to see...
foreign policy headaches

At the 11th hour, Trump hands Biden a whole new set of foreign policy...

His days as president of the United States may be numbered, but Donald Trump is going out of his way to light a string...
Unlikely Heroes

The Unlikely Heroes of Italy’s Radical Right

June 23, 1980: After the assassination of magistrate Mario Amato by Italian right-wing terrorists, an anonymous group published a leaflet endorsing the murder: "To the...
insurance outlook

2021 insurance outlook: Accelerating recovery from the pandemic while pivoting to thrive

WHAT a difference a year makes. Or even a few months. The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic fallout radically shifted consumer and employee needs,...
election grievances

Trump rants about his election grievances in Georgia, even though it may hurt the...

President Donald Trump expanded his extraordinary efforts to overturn the election Saturday, attempting to pressure Georgia's governor to force a special session of the legislature to...
red & blue factions

Time for a divorce? The US is so bitterly divided between red & blue...

While my country’s currently the Dis-United States of America, calls for it to be broken up into a Republican-dominated state and a Democrat-dominated one...
smart factory

Implementing the smart factory: New perspectives for driving value

Smart factories have arrived THE strategic importance of smart factories is undeniable, as early adopters have reported operating more efficiently and driving more to the...
housing sector

Why is the housing sector booming during COVID-19?

THE US economy posted record-breaking growth in Q3 as restrictions lifted and consumers and businesses reignited their spending and investment. Yet even with this...
monetary policy

Federal Reserve monetary policy in the time of COVID-19

IN the past 12 years, the US Federal Reserve (the “Fed”) has faced two major financial crises. One started within financial markets (the housing finance collapse of...

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Power failure: How a winter storm pushed Texas into crisis

Two days before the storm began, Houston’s chief elected official warned her constituents to prepare as they would for a major hurricane. Many took heed:...

What rising interest rates and inflation will do to markets

US president Joe Biden wants to spend a lot of money to stimulate an economy that some argue has already had plenty of stimuli....

Australia Starts Covid Vaccinations, With PM in First Round

Australia’s Covid-19 vaccination program started on Sunday, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison joining a group of nursing home residents and staff in receiving the...