Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
The logic of military spending leads countries to effectively destroy their own property and burn down their own villages.
One of the seedier tax tricks of U.S. corporations has been to merge with foreign firms — without actually moving their operations overseas.
Why has waste at the Pentagon been so hard to rein in? Simple: The military-industrial complex profits from waste.
A trade referendum in tiny Holland may influence the future of Ukraine, the trajectory of the EU, and whether armed conflict will return to Eastern Europe.
When you buy a thrift store jacket, you pay a sales tax. When a Wall Street trader buys millions of dollars' worth of stocks, he doesn't.
Hawaii's members of Congress sit at the linchpin of a huge realignment of U.S. military power. Good luck getting them to talk about it.
It might take someone of Trump’s vapid visibility to drive home the point that "world’s policeman" is not a viable role for the U.S. to play.
In a purely practical way, the present deportation debate is simply the essence of demagoguery.
Tax breaks and evasion as well as offshore investments by the rich means less money for national security.
For better or worse, the refugee crisis underscores that Turkey is part of Europe. Pretending otherwise could have disastrous consequences.