Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
China appears to be on the cusp of becoming the world’s foremost research and development engine.
If the U.S. and China think they can grow at each other's expense, they're snookering themselves.
Who needs offshore tax havens in Panama? Nearly 300,000 corporations — including some owned by Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton — are incorporated at a single Delaware address.
As the Paris climate deal nears implementation, the possibilities for corporate subterfuge are endless. But the real problem may be our own lifestyles.
Military contractors have shelled out over $1 million to the 2016 presidential candidates — including over $200,000 to Hillary Clinton alone.
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.