The IRS tax system is 10 times more expensive than 36 other countries with robust economies. But those costs vanish in a return-free system, as would the 2.6 billion hours Americans spend on tax preparation each year.
Kyiv has accused Moscow of aggravating the security situation in Ukraine’s south-east. The Kremlin, meanwhile, has claimed that all Russian troop deployments have been defensive and do not pose a threat to anyone.
The amounts of lithium, cobalt, graphene, indium and other critical minerals needed for low-carbon technologies alone are expected to increase anywhere from 100% to 1,000% by 2050.
Unlike the US Space Force, which is a separate branch of the military in addition to the army, navy and air force, Australia’s space command will oversee space activities across the Australian Defence Force.
The decision to suspend the account of President Trump is bringing unexpected troubles for Twitter. On Monday January 11, 2021, Twitter Stock (NYSE: TWTR) continued its sharp decline, trading at $48.53 in the afternoon.
An optimal tariff maximizes the difference between the terms of trade gain and the efficiency loss and hence is essentially a “beggar-thy-neighbor” trade policy.
Reagan linked American exceptionalism, particularly its role as a “shining city on a hill” to neoliberal ideas including a limited government, tax cuts and reduced social services. At its heart, neoliberalism views every aspect of civic, social and cultural life in terms of the market economy.
The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) sued Yale University for the alleged discrimination against White and Asian applicants. The lawsuit was filed on Thursday October 9, 2020 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut. It accuses Yale University of illegally considering the race of the candidates in its admission decisions.
The qualities that have made Jacinda Ardern New Zealand’s most popular prime minister in a century were on display as she took an earthquake in her stride during a live television interview.
When considering approaches to police reform, it’s important to remember that Americans still don’t report about half of major crimes.
The Boy Scouts of America has filed for bankruptcy to figure out how to fairly compensate thousands of survivors of alleged sexual abuse who accuse the Scouts of neglecting to protect them.
Mortgage rates in the United States went down below 3%, which is the lowest level in history, leading to an increase in home buying demand. According to the data released by Freddie Mac on Thursday July 16 2020, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to 2.98%. A year ago, its rate was 3.81%.
The Algerian skulls belong to freedom fighters who had resisted to the French colonial forces in 1830. They were exhibited in Paris as a racial specimen.
The Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority of Finland has found small amounts of radioactive isotopes of cobalt, caesium and ruthenium in Helsinki.
The Gates Foundation is the largest funder of the WHO after the U.S. It shapes the global health agenda in a way that has been described as a “cartel”.