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Intel and Other Tech Companies Join Apple Against China Tariffs Economy
Intel and Other Tech Companies Join Apple Against China Tariffs
September 12, 2018
by TWN

Silicon Valley tech companies may not be getting the president’s attention on Twitter, but they are also raising concerns about the planned $200 billion tariffs, which they say would raise the prices of most consumer electronics. Read More

FDA to Bolster Cybersecurity of Medical Devices Innovation
FDA to Bolster Cybersecurity of Medical Devices
September 12, 2018
by TWN

After a series of computer security problems in medical devices, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to make sure companies do as much as possible to defend against hacking and other threats. Read More

Trump Wants to Own This Economy.  He Might Regret That Economy
Trump Wants to Own This Economy. He Might Regret That
September 12, 2018
by TWN

President Donald Trump this week claimed to have a “magic wand” that allowed him to push the economy’s growth rate above an annual rate of 4 percent in 2018’s second quarter. Read More

New Democrat Coalition: A Future That Works Innovation
New Democrat Coalition: A Future That Works
September 12, 2018
by TWN Staff

As the number of legislative days this Congress dwindles, the New Democrat Coalition, a group of 68 Democrats in the House of Representatives who are committed to pro-economic growth, pro-innovation, and fiscally responsible policies, continue to push their “New Economic Opportunity Agenda: A Future that Works.” Read More

Hurricanes Have Failed to Spur Flood Insurance Reform Bill In The News
Hurricanes Have Failed to Spur Flood Insurance Reform Bill
September 11, 2018
by TWN

U.S. taxpayers who spent billions of dollars after a trifecta of hurricanes last year are poised to do so again after a fix to the nation’s troubled flood insurance program remains stalled in Congress — and as a dangerous new storm barrels toward the southern Atlantic coast. Read More

Why Democracy Promotion is in the Strategic Interest of the United States Foreign Affairs
Why Democracy Promotion is in the Strategic Interest of the United States
September 11, 2018
by Carrie Lee

The 2017 National Security Strategy emphasizes many themes that reflect what the administration has coined as “pragmatic realism”: a return to great power competition, the prominent placement of America First, and a focus on the military as the predominant instrument of power across the world. Read More

A Corporation Takes a Risk to Support a Man who Gave Up His Career for Justice Opinions
A Corporation Takes a Risk to Support a Man who Gave Up His Career for Justice
September 11, 2018
by Leonard Pitts

Colin Kaepernick is staring at you. It's a black-and-white image, a portrait taken from a distance that feels painfully close, even intimate. Read More

Actually, There Are No ‘Adults in the Room’ at the White House Opinions
Actually, There Are No ‘Adults in the Room’ at the White House
September 11, 2018
by Leonard Pitts

For a man who places such a premium on loyalty, Donald Trump inspires remarkably little. Bad enough his administration is a sieve, embarrassing accounts of bungled phone calls with foreign leaders and cheeseburger-fueled rants with cronies regularly showing up in the news. Bad enough top aides keep fleeing his White… Read More

Southwest Oil and Gas Boom Provides Fuel for National Economy Economy
Southwest Oil and Gas Boom Provides Fuel for National Economy
September 11, 2018
by TWN

An oil and gas bonanza in Southwestern states may be helping to drive the continuing national economic boom. Read More

Kavanaugh Will Further Divide Us Opinions
Kavanaugh Will Further Divide Us
September 10, 2018
by Robert B. Reich

Yale Law School, from which Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh got his law degree, issued a statement about him with glowing quotes from professors attesting to his impeccable legal credentials. Read More

U.S. Foreign Aid Should be Redirected to Risk-Taking Companies Opinions
U.S. Foreign Aid Should be Redirected to Risk-Taking Companies
September 4, 2018
by Rachel Marsden

PARIS — The Pentagon cancelled $300 million worth of military aid to Pakistan, just as Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, was preparing to travel to Islamabad to meet with Prime Minister Imran Khan. The move is no doubt a negotiating tactic to get Pakistan to stop diversifying its weapons purchases… Read More

Can We Get an Annulment Instead of an Impeachment? Opinions
Can We Get an Annulment Instead of an Impeachment?
August 27, 2018
by Robert B. Reich

The only way I can see the end of the Donald Trump presidency is if there's overwhelming evidence he rigged the 2016 election -- in which case impeachment isn't an adequate remedy. Read More

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