Taking the measure of ‘Medicare For All’: It doesn’t add up

Taking the measure of ‘Medicare For All’: It doesn’t add up

Special to WorldTribune, September 6, 2018 By Bruce Schlesman American politics has added a new face to propagate the same bad old ideas. Add to that a new slogan: “Medicare For All”. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sent shockwaves through the United States when she upset the heavily-favored Joe Crowley, an important democrat congressman, in a Brooklyn, New […]

On campaign trail Ivanka discovered a cause: America’s ‘forgotten men and women’

On campaign trail Ivanka discovered a cause: America’s ‘forgotten men and women’

by WorldTribune Staff, September 3, 2018 As America celebrated its 136th Labor Day, Ivanka Trump is relishing her new role as advocate for “the forgotten men and women of this country.” A senior Trump administration official noted that the president’s daughter and adviser “spent two years on the campaign and heard first hand how people […]

Stocks surge on announcement of U.S.-Mexico trade deal

Stocks surge on announcement of U.S.-Mexico trade deal

by WorldTribune Staff, August 27, 2018 President Donald Trump on Aug. 27 announced a new bilateral trade deal between the U.S. and Mexico. Trump said that many had doubted the deal could be done, but “We made it much simpler, much better, much better for both countries.” The announcement was a major factor as the […]

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 […]