As a proportion of global carbon emissions, China is closing in on 30 percent of the global total, while the US has now dropped below fifteen percent.
The benefits of free trade with the Northern Triangle countries of central America would be both economic and socio-political — by reducing poverty and driving fewer to emigrate.
Legal SystemU.S. History
Fewer than half the homicides in the US end with a conviction in court. The rate for other violent crimes is even worse. Meanwhile, 80 percent of arrests are for petty offenses.
Taxes and Spending
France has a lower income than 49 US states, which may shed some light on why protests continue all these weeks later.
Protectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending
The benefits of free trade extend far beyond mere monetary gain. Free trade builds community, makes family life more affordable, and reinforces the importance of peace.
Federal workers are paid so much more (17 percent more) than private sector workers, they could lose almost nine weeks of pay, never receive back pay, and still be better paid than their private-sector colleagues.
Global EconomyLabor and WagesU.S. History
The Fed tells us that the Millennials are less wealthy and lower-income than others. But the Fed ignores its own role in stifling wealth growth among the young.
French protests over a new climate-change-inspired fuel tax highlight high costs imposed on ordinary people by climate-change policies.