Category: Politics

Will Republicans Shut Down the Government Over CHIP?

  What began as the most popular bipartisan health legislation in decades may be what brings the wheels of government screeching to a halt. To understand this, we need to understand the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and the politics of taxes. CHIP is the result …

Trump’s Treasury Admits Tax Plan Won’t Pay For Itself

  After months of pressure from watchdog groups, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, led by Trump-appointee Steve Mnuchin, has released a one-page analysis of the Republican tax bill. The report shows that even when analyzed under Republican-favored methods, the tax cuts will enlarge the federal …

EU says’ no’ to Netanyahu

  It was a resounding ‘no’ to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s request for the European Union to follow the US lead and recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. After a breakfast meeting between Netanyahu and EU foreign ministers, it was revealed that no country …

France’s nuanced record fighting climate change

  French President Emmanuel Macron, who has aimed to make himself a leader in the fight against global warming, is the force behind Tuesday’s climate finance summit in Paris. However, France’s record on the environment is more nuanced, including both innovative measures and trouble building momentum …

Women demand probe into alleged Trump sexual assaults

  Three women who have accused Donald Trump of sexual assault and misconduct are now calling on Congress to launch a bipartisan investigation into the US president’s alleged actions, saying a probe should go beyond partisan politics. Samantha Holvey, Rachel Crooks and Jessica Leeds first came …

Fox News Aiding White House Russia Cover Up

  house Legendary reporter Carl Bernstein, who was half of the duo that exposed President Richard Nixon’s involvement in the Watergate break-in, said that Fox News is aiding a White House “cover up” relating to special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe. Speaking on CNN, Bernstein said …

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