Stubbing our toe on steel tariffs?

Stubbing our toe on steel tariffs?

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Tariffs are in a sense like other taxes; easy to impose, hard to roll back, and usually employed for the “greater good.” Thus triggering tariffs creates a feel good solution, a political sugar rush, but often later a bitter backlash to those ordering them. I […]

100 deaths daily: U.S. issues global alert in bid to combat opioid crisis

100 deaths daily: U.S. issues global alert in bid to combat opioid crisis

by WorldTribune Staff, March 12, 2018 The United States this week will seek to mobilize a global response to the opioid crisis, the U.S. State Department said on March 12. The State Department said the U.S. delegation to the 61st UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), to be held March 12-16 in Vienna, Austria, “will […]

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Special to WorldTribune , December 21, 2017 Yes: 128 No: 9 Abstain: 35 Y  AFGHANISTAN Y  DOMINICA Y  LITHUANIA SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE Y  ALBANIA A  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Y  LUXEMBOURG Y  SAUDI ARABIA Y  ALGERIA Y  ECUADOR Y  MADAGASCAR Y  SENEGAL Y  ANDORRA Y  EGYPT A  MALAWI Y  SERBIA Y  ANGOLA EL SALVADOR Y  MALAYSIA […]

Winning Millennial’s ‘putting Austrians first’ stance to make Kurz world’s youngest leader

Winning Millennial’s ‘putting Austrians first’ stance to make Kurz world’s youngest leader

by WorldTribune Staff, October 16, 2017 A Millennial “Wunderwuzzi” who has vowed to “put Austrians first” and cut benefits to foreigners has declared victory in Austria’s national election. The victory sets the stage for Sebastian Kurz, 31, to become the world’s youngest leader. Projections gave Kurz’s conservative People’s Party a comfortable lead with more than […]

Trump hails ‘triumph of Poland’s spirit’, rallies West against militant Islam and bureaucracy

Trump hails ‘triumph of Poland’s spirit’, rallies West against militant Islam and  bureaucracy

Special to WorldTribune , July 6, 2017 President Donald Trump delivered the following speech from Warsaw’s Krasiński Square after being introduced by first lady Melania Trump: Thank you very much. That’s so nice. The United States has many great diplomats, but there is truly no better ambassador for our country than our beautiful First Lady, […]

Austria set to send troops to border with Italy to block migrants

Austria set to send troops to border with Italy to block migrants

by WorldTribune Staff, July 5, 2017 Austria has sent armored vehicles to the Italian border to block migrants from entering the country. Vienna’s government said it is bolstering border controls at the Brenner Pass, a key trade and transport route through the Alps that connects Italy and Austria. The government said it has 750 troops […]

Marine Le Pen, Geert Wilders surf the anti-globalist wave after Brexit, Trump victory

Marine Le Pen, Geert Wilders surf the anti-globalist wave after Brexit, Trump victory

by WorldTribune Staff, November 13, 2016 Anti-globalism forces are on a roll and leaders of such movements in Europe are looking to ride the wave of momentum created by Donald Trump to a revolutionary new order. Trump’s victory is “the emergence of a new world,” said Marine Le Pen, leader of France’s National Front. “It’s […]

Austrian chancellor steps down amid tensions over migrant crisis

Austrian chancellor steps down amid tensions over migrant crisis

Special to WorldTribune.com Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann resigned on May 9 amid the ongoing migrant crisis in Europe and a lack of support within his own Social Democrat party. “This country needs a chancellor who has the party’s full support,” Faymann said in a statement. Vice Chancellor Reinhold Mitterlehner, of coalition partner People’s Party, was […]