Category Archives: government

When To Trust A Story That Uses Unnamed Sources

By Perry Bacon Jr. of FiveThirtyEight – The various investigations into the Trump administration and its alleged ties to Russia are hard to follow. The allegations are sometimes muddled, the probes are still ongoing, and all sides in the dispute … Continue reading

Posted in Crisis communication, Democracy, Donald Trump, Fake news, FBI, FiveThirtyEight, Geopolitical, government, Internet, Journalism, Politics, Putin, Robert Mueller, Russia, Social Media, Technology, Ukraine, United States, White House

Trump Is Again Playing Hamlet Over Shutting Down The Government

By Stan Collender in The Budget Guy “To shut down or not to shut down” is what Donald Trump is yet again agonizing over right before our eyes. I first posted about Trump’s tendency to be overly melodramatic about this … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, government, leadership, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

Human capital, demographics, economic growth, and immigrants

By Jay Weiner of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis  Senior Vice President and Research Director of the Minneapolis Fed Mark Wright eloquently summed up data, dialogue, and differences: “What’s clear to me is that, in the same way that … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Federal Reserve, government, Immigrants

Can the Republic Strike Back?

By Andrew Sullivan in New York Magazine’s Intelligencer Whatever else it will be, Tuesday will be a relief. We will finally find out where we are in the surreal dystopia of the last two years. We will see, in a … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Democracy, Donald Trump, Ego, Elections, government, leadership, Politics, Supreme Court, United States, White House

The Beginning Of The End Of The Dollar

By Rick Mills – Donald Trump will go down in history for many things, including a justice department investigation into US-Russian collusion in the 2016 election, a guilty verdict for his former campaign chair, Paul Manafort, and a guilty plea … Continue reading

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