Monthly Archives: July 2019

3 reasons to fear America’s massive $70 trillion debt pile

Anneken Tappe of CNN – America’s debt load is about to hit a record. The combination of cheap money and soaring debt helped fuel the decade-long economic expansion and bull market, but America’s gluttony of loans could work against it … Continue reading

Posted in Loans, Money, United States

China’s economic growth slumps to lowest in 27 years as the trade war hits

Laura He, CNN Business – China’s economic growth has slumped to its lowest level in nearly three decades as the world’s second largest economy feels the effects of a prolonged trade war with the United States. The country’s gross domestic … Continue reading

Posted in China, Economics, trade

Why ICE Detention Centers Bring Out Our Worst Instincts

Erica Ariel Fox in Forbes – It’s no secret now that conditions at the detention centers controlled by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are appalling. Some concerned citizens, corporate employees, and politicians are looking for ways to improve the … Continue reading

Posted in Immigrants, sadness, United States

Being Christian in Western Europe

The majority of Europe’s Christians are non-practicing, but they differ from religiously unaffiliated people in their views on God, attitudes toward Muslims and immigrants, and opinions about religion’s role in society. Western Europe, where Protestant Christianity originated and Catholicism has … Continue reading

Posted in Europe, Religion

America is woefully unprepared for cyber-warfare

John Donnelly in Roll Call – The virtual battleground: War in cyberspace is fully on, and the United States is losing it, according to about two dozen national security experts. Continue…

Posted in Cyber security