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”.
The results of the Electronic Diversity Visa Lottery for the year 2021 (DV-2021) will be available online starting at noon (EDT) on Saturday June 6, 2020. The results are related to the registration period that opened on October 2, 2019 and closed on November 5, 2019. Initially scheduled for May 5, 2020, the DV-2021 announcement was delayed due to the Covid-19 crisis.
Two weeks after filing for bankruptcy in May 22, 2020, the 102 year-old Hertz saw its stock surging to spectacular figures. Why?
The U.S. government is adding US$2 trillion Covid-19 response stimulus package to its existing US$23.5 trillion debt. How is that possible?
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced in a tweet the decision to move Tax Day from April 15 to July 15.
“All taxpayers and businesses will have this additional time to file and make payments without interest or penalties” Mnuchin said in his tweet, posted on Friday March 20, 2020.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Tuesday March 17, 2020 that the Trump administration is “looking at sending checks to Americans immediately”.