Chelsea Clinton: Roe v Wade paved way for women-fueled economic growth

Chelsea Clinton: Roe v Wade paved way for women-fueled economic growth

by WorldTribune Staff, August 15, 2018 The 1973 Supreme Court decision (Roe v Wade) that legalized abortion in the United States paved the way for trillions in economic growth, according to Chelsea Clinton. In a speech at an Aug. 11 event in New York City titled “Rise Up for Roe”, which was created to advocate […]

Trump’s unpredictable trade tactics rally Europe as China sit-down awaits

Trump’s unpredictable trade tactics rally Europe as China sit-down awaits

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — With trade and tariff polices shifting like the proverbial weathervane, the Trump Administration has confused and confounded even many close trading partners, Europe, Canada and Japan among them. This may be the Donald’s tactic in his wider strategy of getting fairer trade and better “deals” […]

Trump trade deal with EU frees U.S. to focus on real showdown with China

Trump trade deal with EU frees U.S. to focus on real showdown with China

by WorldTribune Staff, July 27, 2018 In securing major concessions on trade from the European Union this week, U.S. President Donald Trump cleared the way to make China the primary focus of his goal of “free and fair trade.” In a July 25 tweet, Trump said: “China is targeting our farmers, who they know I […]

Report: Democrat-dominated states have much higher levels of income inequality

Report: Democrat-dominated states have much higher levels of income inequality

by WorldTribune Staff, July 25, 2018 Eight of the 10 states with the highest levels of income inequality were won by Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election. In states Clinton won, the top incomes were on average 23.6 times the average income for the other 99 percent, according to a report by the Economic Policy […]

Global scorecard for innovation: Switzerland at top, China rising, N. Korea and Cuba unlisted

Global scorecard for innovation: Switzerland at top, China rising, N. Korea and Cuba unlisted

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Not surprisingly the countries leading in Research & Development are among the world’s most successful economies. Switzerland, the Netherlands, and Sweden top the list among the top ten global innovation economies which also include the United Kingdom, Singapore, the United States, Finland, Germany and Ireland. […]

Mexico’s president-elect wants ‘new relationship’ with Trump

Mexico’s president-elect wants ‘new relationship’ with Trump

by WorldTribune Staff, July 23, 2018 Mexico’s president-elect, who had vowed during his campaign to “put Trump in his place,” is now seeking a “new relationship” with the American president. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Mexico’s president-elect, will take office in December. / AP Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, in a letter to President Donald Trump, wrote: “It encourages […]

China appears rattled by new Trump tariff threat

China appears rattled by new Trump tariff threat

by WorldTribune Staff, July 11, 2018 A “shocked” Beijing is increasingly worried about how far U.S. President Donald Trump will go in his threat of a trade war, analysts say. Trump on July 10 threatened to impose new tariffs on Chinese imports totaling approximately $200 billion. The new tariffs would be on top of 25 […]

Trade war: Oh no? Oh yes!

Trade war: Oh no? Oh yes!

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk Global Trade War is sweeping the world, and U.S. President Donald Trump intends to keep fighting. The question, though, is how and when it will end and what damage it will leave in its wake. The U.S. contends that that eventually some of America’s trading partners will realize they […]

‘Raw deal’: Democrats insist economic boom, job growth is bad news for nation’s ‘backbone’

‘Raw deal’: Democrats insist economic boom, job growth is bad news for nation’s ‘backbone’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 6, 2018 The U.S. economy gained 213,000 jobs last month, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report released on July 6. The jobs numbers were better than had been forecast. Democrats were not impressed. House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi called the Trump economy a “raw deal.” In a statement […]

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