In a world of surging technology and incompetent governance, Israel’s success stories are not being told

In a world of surging technology and incompetent governance, Israel’s success stories are not being told

Special to WorldTribune.com By Norman Bailey It is widely recognized, almost to the point of being a cliché, that, in the past half-century, astonishing scientific and technological advances have far outpaced the political, economic and social structures within which they take place. Indeed, as millions of Syrians and others can testify, there has not only […]

North Carolina’s economy on a roll despite transgender controversy

North Carolina’s economy on a roll despite transgender controversy

by WorldTribune Staff, September 8, 2016 The NBA has moved the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte. New York Democrat Gov. Andrew Cuomo has banned non-essential state travel to North Carolina. The Tar Heel state’s response – big whoop! Despite multiple calls to boycott North Carolina over its House Bill 2 (HB2), the so-called transgender […]

Putin says Iran no problem, Russia and OPEC should freeze oil output

Putin says Iran no problem, Russia and OPEC should freeze oil output

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Russian President Vladimir Putin said he’d like to see Russia and the OPEC cartel reach a deal to bolster oil prices by freezing production, and he expects a dispute over Iran’s involvement can be resolved. “From the viewpoint of economic sense and logic, then it would […]

IRS knew that illegals had stolen the Social Security numbers of 1 million U.S. taxpayers but said nothing

IRS knew that illegals had stolen the Social Security numbers of 1 million U.S. taxpayers but said nothing

by WorldTribune Staff, August 31, 2016 The IRS discovered that more than 1 million Americans have had their Social Security numbers stolen by illegal aliens, but the agency hasn’t informed the victims because it says its job is to collect taxes, not enforce immigration laws. Investigators notified the IRS of the problem in 2011 and […]

Escape from ‘Hotel California’: Thousands of firms check out, head to Texas and points East

Escape from ‘Hotel California’: Thousands of firms check out, head to Texas and points East

by WorldTribune Staff, August 8, 2016 Thousands of companies are checking out of the “Hotel California” – and leaving – having split the Left Coast for greener pastures in the East. Texas, Florida, Georgia and North Carolina are among the prime beneficiaries as 9,000 businesses have fled California’s “hostile” business environment, according to a study […]

Report: Texas shale can ‘compete with anything Saudi Arabia has’

Report: Texas shale can ‘compete with anything Saudi Arabia has’

by WorldTribune Staff, August 1, 2016 Significant cost-cutting measures and the ability to quickly erect new rigs has enabled Texas shale oil producers to “compete with anything Saudi Arabia has,” a report said. Scott Sheffield, the outgoing chief of Pioneer Natural Resources, told Bloomberg that pre-tax production costs in the massive Permian Basin of West […]

Report: $15 minimum wage hike would eliminate 7 million jobs

Report: $15 minimum wage hike would eliminate 7 million jobs

by WorldTribune Staff, July 29, 2016 The $15 minimum wage pushed by the Democratic Party and standard-bearer Hillary Clinton would lead to the loss of more than 7 million jobs, a Heritage Foundation report said. Democrats on July 25 approved a party platform backing the $15 minimum wage following a multi-million dollar campaign by the […]

U.S. House passes bill blocking sale of Boeing airliners to Iran

U.S. House passes bill blocking sale of Boeing airliners to Iran

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The U.S. House of Representatives has approved legislation aimed at blocking the sale of Boeing airliners to Iran, a deal that was authorized under Tehran’s year-old nuclear deal with world powers. By voice vote late on July 7, lawmakers passed amendments to a spending bill blocking […]

U.S. lawmakers debate bills to block Boeing sale to Iran

U.S. lawmakers debate bills to block Boeing sale to Iran

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty A U.S. House subcommittee on July 7 will debate legislation aimed at halting Boeing’s sale of passenger jets to Iran, in the largest U.S.-Iranian business transaction since 1979. The hearing “will examine the Obama administration’s nuclear agreement with Iran and how it opened the door for […]

U.S. now has larger oil reserves than Saudi Arabia, Russia

U.S. now has larger oil reserves than Saudi Arabia, Russia

by WorldTribune Staff, July 6, 2016 The United States has for the first time surpassed Saudi Arabia and Russia in oil reserves. A study by Rystad Energy estimates that recoverable oil in the U.S. from existing fields, discoveries and yet undiscovered areas amounts to 264 billion barrels. Saudi Arabia has 212 billion and Russia 256 […]

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