Tag Archives: Politics

The Trade War Continues; Trump Introduces New Tariffs on $200 Billion of Chinese Goods



In an escalation of the trade war with China, Trump introduced a whole slate of new tariffs. There are some debates over the economics of these tariffs, but here are the basics of what just happened, and what happened the last few times we imposed tariffs in this war.


Elizabeth Warren Takes on Tech Monopolists



Elizabeth Warren is proposing to break up these big tech companies and now people are starting to listen. She’s focusing in on Facebook’s mergers with WeChat and Instagram, Amazon’s exclusive product lines, and Google just buying and producing tons across the board. Here’s what’s happening.


Reversing DACA? The Supreme Court Won’t Hear of It



In 2017 Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that he wasn’t going to continue the DACA program. That decision immediately got overturned in a district court, and the government’s appeal was ignored by the Supreme Court. With the question over whether the executive branch can reverse DACA stalled in the courts, the immigration debate that’s keeping the government shutdown just got thrown a curveball.


Tariffs, Made in America; The US/China Trade War Nears a Conclusion



The trade war has been raging for a while, but it might soon end. China has been actively offering resolutions including, most recently, a trillion dollar program focused on buying American exports in order to zero out any trade imbalance. Here are the most recent updates and what is going to happen next.


Mueller Updates; Investigating the Investigation



Mueller’s investigation has recently filed new paperwork that everyone new agency is talking about. Here are the objective facts about what we learned and what we… well think we learned.


You’re Hired: Mike Pompeo Negotiates with North Korea



Mike Pompeo is engaged in ongoing negotiations with North Korea. There have been quite a few developments, but the lack of credibility is causing problems for both sides.