TRUMP’S “RALLY AROUND THE FLAG” EFFECT

New data from PRRI show that amidst the major shifts in public life due to the coronavirus pandemic, Americans are more likely to view President Donald Trump favorably. Nearly half (49%) of Americans say they hold favorable views of Trump, including 24% who say they have very favorable views. President Trump’s unfavorable views now stand […]

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What Could Follow America’s Trump Slump?

Robert Kagan says we’re all too ripe for further shocks, not unlike those besetting our great-grandparents in the Twentieth-Century’s first half. Kagan, a neoconservative with the Brookings Institution, says the COVID-19 crisis puts America in danger of a “double-whammy.” The reason? Our international relationships under this president have frayed. Under Trump, we’ve offended historical allies […]

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TRUMP SIGNS BILL-BIGGEST ECONOMIC RESCUE EVER

America’s 2 trillion-dollar stimulus package has cleared the Senate, the House and the President. Millions of households will receive direct payments of $1200 plus an added $500 per child benefit, with benefits phased out at higher income levels. Enhanced jobless aid now includes payments to freelancers and gig workers. A loan program will channel aid […]

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27 March, 2020 06:58

Here Comes The Stimulus! Help’s on the way! How much? When? America’s 2 trillion-dollar stimulus package cleared the Senate Wednesday with expectations of House passage Friday, then prompt signature by President Trump. Millions of households will receive direct payments of $1200 plus an added $500 per child benefit, with benefits phased out at higher income […]

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Welcome To Capitalism In Crisis

Jim Sawyer is a radio producer and commentator who holds a PhD in labor economics. He has managed human resource programs and served as a governor’s assistant for human resource policy in a politically conservative Western state. Jim is a professor emeritus from a Jesuit university,where he held an endowed chair focused on issues pertinent […]

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