President Obama saved the auto industry, but Trump’s policies are leading to layoffs and financial losses.
Murray Energy, one of the nation’s largest coal producers, is paying for lawyers trying to block natural gas plants that would support a growing industry.
Gentrification is a function of power, not natural law or economic inevitability.
At summer’s end, the U.S. economy looks to be sizzling. Unemployment is low. Growth is higher than expected. Consumer confidence is soaring and Wall Street just set a record bull run.
Trump is ‘desperately cherry-picking the data’ on the economy, according to the Washington Post.
So all the rejoicing this Labor Day is coming from the gated ZIP codes of the rich.
Yes, corporate economists exult that our US of A is enjoying the second-longest economic expansion on record.
Some experts even think removing Trump from office could lift the market.
The $1 trillion-plus annual Trump budget deficits that are about to start will soon create huge policy challenges for future generations of Americans.
White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said that Trump “wants to have no tariffs” because “he’s a free trader.” Yes, he is. And I’m Reese Witherspoon.
Republicans live in an Alice-in-Wonderland World where they can pass $1.5 trillion in tax cuts that won’t cost anything.
But this isn’t about that. It’s about how Fifth Avenue — as a stand-in for the prosperous coasts — interprets the self-destructive tendencies of Trump country.
The fact that Republicans are great at cutting taxes for the 1% while butchering social programs for the poor doesn’t mean that they don’t spend tax dollars like crazy.
Eighteen months into his administration, no credible proposal for anything near that scale has been made.
In addition to the massive impact it will have on people’s lives, a spiraling trade war could have dramatic electoral implications for both 2018 and beyond.
That’s a complete reversal of what candidate Trump promised voters.
Does this mean Trump doesn’t love ‘the bikers’ anymore?
These would have enhanced productivity and put the money into blue-collar pockets, as opposed to rich-investor portfolios.
Other than accumulating more wealth and influence for himself, his children, and the Trump family empire, what’s Donald J. Trump’s end game as president?
What do those people want? Progress!
Which country do rich people willing to break the law to escape taxes favor most as the place to hide their money? Chances are you’re in it right now.
Without an environmentally healthy and accessible outdoors, the industry’s consumers have no place to recreate.
Then there are Trump’s reckless tax cuts. Price tag: an astounding $1.5 trillion over 10 years. They helped deliver a druggy economic high. Deficit pushing does that — until it turns on you.
Our Great Larry Kudlow, who has been working so hard on trade and the economy, has just suffered a heart attack,” Trump wrote. “He is now in Walter Reed Medical Center.”
Did you know the U.S. Air Force is working on a new stealth bomber? Don’t blame yourself if you didn’t, since the project is so secret that most members of Congress aren’t privy to the details.