Posts Tagged “economy”

McCollum praises passage of stimulus payments

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McCollum praises passage of stimulus payments

McCollum praises passage of stimulus payments As 2020 ends, Congress has passed – and the president finally signed – a massive $2 trillion bill that combined an emergency COVID relief package along with an omnibus appropriations bill to fund the federal government for Fiscal Year 2021. While this funding is absolutely necessary, the refusal of Senate Republicans…

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Lebanon on a failure track for the near future

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Lebanon on a failure track for the near future

Lebanon on a failure track for the near future By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz When I left Lebanon in 1975 I never thought I would stay abroad for the rest of my life. I simply could not imagine that this country would ever reach such a stage of largely self-inflicted decline. The destructive power of politics…

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French Protests Want More Brioche and Less Croutons 

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French Protests Want More Brioche and Less Croutons 

French Protests Want More Brioche and Less Croutons  In a democracy, legality, electability and accountability are the foundation of a political party. By Abdennour Toumi  French President Macron, in a conciliatory tone on Monday night, offered a minimum wage rise, tax-free bonuses and reversal of pension charge, yet the majority of the “Yellow Vests” protests…

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Trump vows to support Palestinian economy

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Trump vows to support Palestinian economy

Trump vows to support Palestinian economy Trump continues on his push to support Palestinian rights despite blowback from the mainstream American news media, anti-Arab critics and extremists in the Palestinian and Arab community who oppose peace based on compromise. Trumps visit with Abbas reinforces Abbas’s position as the leader of the Palestinian people, shunning the waning influence of the…

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US economy not as strong as some claim

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US economy not as strong as some claim

US economy not as strong as some claim Nearly 60% of Americans Can’t Afford Common Unexpected Expenses Unexpected Expenses: Expert Says It’s Not If, But When Almost six in 10 Americans don’t have enough savings to pay for a $500 car repair or a $1,000 emergency room bill, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE)…

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Egypt economy plummets under el-Sisi

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Egypt economy plummets under el-Sisi

Egypt’s economic status continues to deteriorate under Abdel Fatah el-Sisi, the military dictator who forcibly removed the nation’s first Democratically elected president from office, Mohammed Morsi, at the point of a gun. By Ray Hanania Egypt’s economy continues to plummet according to an assessment released this week by Moody’s Investors Services which monitors, accredits and…

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