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The Supreme Court rebuffs Donald Trump’s call for a quick DACA hearing

WITH a brief order on February 26th, the Supreme Court.....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTFeb 27th, 2018Related News

California Democrats snub Dianne Feinstein

DIANNE FEINSTEIN has served Calif.....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTFeb 27th, 2018Related News

Duelling Democratic and Republican memos are bugle-toots on a battlefield

AMERICA is living through strange times when the headline “duelling committee memos released” can make partisans sit up and roar. These are those time, alas. There has been much roaring since the late-night release over the weekend of a m.....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTFeb 26th, 2018Related News

Can Eric Greitens hold on to his job?

THE mugshot taken of Eric Greitens after he was tak.....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTFeb 23rd, 2018Related News

One arm of the Trump administration thinks climate change is a security threat

UNTIL America gets a grand military parade, a drive along the wharf at Naval Station Norfolk, in Virginia, is the next-best thing. Destroyers, missile-cruisers, nuclear-powered submarines and, most fearsome of all, two 333-.....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTFeb 22nd, 2018Related News

What happens if Congress fails to make a deal on DACA by March 5th?

NOEMI LUNA was a teenager when she first realised she was not living legally in the United States. “When you’re little you go to school with other kids. You grow up with them and believe you’re the same, that you’re equal,”.....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTFeb 22nd, 2018Related News

Life, liberty and the pursuit of parking

This is not a tableAFTER two relatively mild winters, Rahm Emanuel’s ability to manage a snowstorm was put to the test earlier this month when it snowed, with little respite, for nine days. On the worst day of the storm Chicago’.....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTFeb 22nd, 2018Related News

Unions are confronted with an existential threat

Labour-saving devicesMARK JANUS could be making history this year. On February 26th the social worker from Illinois will be sitting with his two lawyers in the hallowed setting of the Supreme Court as the justic.....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTFeb 22nd, 2018Related News

The Supreme Court limits whistleblower protections under Dodd-Frank

WHEN Paul Somers realised that Digital Realty Trust, the real-estate investment company where he was vice-president, was playing fast and loose with securities rules, including hiding $7m in cost overruns, he alerted senior manageme.....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTFeb 22nd, 2018Related News

High-school pupils plan to protest against mad gun laws

Politically motivatedTHREE days after Nikolas Cruz walked into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida and shot dead 14 students and thre.....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTFeb 22nd, 2018Related News

Past episodes of presidential wrongdoing have provoked a reaction

PEO.....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTFeb 22nd, 2018Related News

Billy Graham’s gentle brand of evangelicalism

BILLY GRAHAM, who died on February 21st at the age of 99, was the most important American evangelical of the past century. He followed in a path that had been walked by a long line of preachers such as George Whitefield, Dwight Moody and Billy.....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTFeb 22nd, 2018Related News

Billy Graham

BILLY GRAHAM, who died on February 21st at the age of 99, was the most important American evangelical of the past century. He followed in a path that had been walked by a long line of preachers such as George Whitefield, Dwight Moody and Billy.....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTFeb 21st, 2018Related News

Black Americans are over-represented in media portrayals of poverty

NBC reported recently that at a meeting last year with the Congressional Black Caucus a member told President Donald Trump that his planned welfare cuts would hurt her constituents, “not all .....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTFeb 20th, 2018Related News

Robert Mueller charges Russians with election interference

A 37-PAGE indictment against 13 Russia.....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTFeb 16th, 2018Related News

Another appeals court blocks travel ban 3.0

IT TOOK the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals 70 days to issue its ruling in International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) v Trump, a chal.....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTFeb 16th, 2018Related News

Occupational licensing blunts competition and boosts inequality

EVERY m.....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTFeb 15th, 2018Related News

America seems unable to solve a scourge that exists nowhere else

JUST before the end of the school day on February 14th at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high-school in Parkland, Florida, the fire alarm rang out. Most of the pupils and teachers thought it was just a drill. It was not: a gunman had pulled the alarm to dra.....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTFeb 15th, 2018Related News

Travels with General Dunford

Ring of fireIT IS one of the spectacles of soldiering in the democratic world: the moment when a four-star general fields a hard question from a lowly grunt. The chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, General Joseph Dunford, had his turn.....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTFeb 15th, 2018Related News

Women could be the undoing of Donald Trump

IF DEMOCRATIC strategists could build a candidate for Pennsylvania’s sixth congressional district, she would probably look something like Chrissy Houlahan. A 50-year-old former air-force captain, entrepreneur and chemistry teacher with Teach for Amer.....»»

Category: useconomySource: ECONOMISTFeb 15th, 2018Related News