Armin Laschet, the conservative German candidate running for chancellor, said that Germany must increase its military spending. In 2021, it has increased again by 3.2% to US$63.8 Billion; but it’s still below NATO’s target of 2% of GDP. To meet that target, Germany’s military spending has to increase to at least US$66 Billion.
During the 2021 G7 summit in Cornwall, Boris Johnson was infuriated by the French president’s remark about Northern Ireland.
On Dec. 31 2020, the One Small Step to Protect Human Heritage in Space Act became law. It requires companies that are working with NASA to agree to be bound by otherwise unenforceable guidelines intended to protect American landing sites on the Moon.
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.