Europe remains in flux. The implications of populism, political fragmentation, and the upending of traditional political paradigms in many countries are not yet fully understood. The United Kingdom is leaving the European Union, and the continent continues to grapple with the repercussions of large-scale migration and the return of great power competition. mammuth/Getty Images Tuesday,
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Students harassed two Border Patrol agents at the University of Arizona on Tuesday during an event for criminal justice majors. The agents were speaking to a classroom of students when protesters converged on the room and compared the agents to the Ku Klux Klan and called them “murder patrol.” What are the details? The agents
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Two of the top administration officials who now hold their positions in an “acting” capacity are expected to be upgraded to permanent status soon — possibly in the next week, White House sources told Newsmax. Mick Mulvaney is expected to be moved from “acting” to “permanent” White House chief of staff, while the occupant of
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Each year, the Council of Economic Advisers releases the “Economic Report of the President,” which assesses the state of the U.S. economy and the impact of the current administration’s policies.  The 2019 report was published this week, and it contains valuable information on the economic effects of the Trump administration’s approach to trade. According to the report,
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During the emotionally charged debate recently over physician-assisted suicide in Maryland, one legislator told the story of a former state senator who was comatose. He was given a mere 1 percent chance of survival, but today that senator has recovered and is alive and well. Unlike alternative treatment options, there is no “do over” with physician-assisted suicide. 
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Spring is here, and the U.S. Senate, appropriately enough, is preparing to vote on a resolution for the “Green New Deal.” But what exactly would it do? A lot. The Green New Deal proposes sweeping changes to America’s energy, transportation, agricultural and manufacturing sectors. The purported objective is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from human
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A Democratic strategist says she and others are fed up with white males leading the Democratic party and they want the front-runners to exit their presidential campaigns and support women who are running. Alexis Grenell appeared on CNN on Wednesday to explain her position to Brooke Baldwin, who seemed very agreeable to the idea. She
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New York freshman lawmaker Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez fired back at JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon for criticizing her Green New Deal, saying JPMorgan “maybe” wasn’t the “best authority on prioritizing economic wellbeing of everyday people & the planet” following its 2013 settlement with the Justice Department for misleading investors about securities containing toxic mortgages. “JP Morgan
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Kelsey Harkness is senior news producer at The Daily Signal, where her work includes on-camera interviews, podcasts, documentaries, and investigative reporting. She covers a range of issues including immigration, education, the economy, school safety, and conservative feminism.   Harkness is the co-host of the weekly podcast, “Problematic Women,” and is an editor of BRIGHT, a morning
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A Connecticut woman has filed a lawsuit against Harvard University for the “wrongful seizure, possession and monetization” of two photos of slaves who she claims were her ancestors, USA Today reported. On Wednesday, Tamara Lanier’s lawyers filed the lawsuit in Middlesex County Superior Court alleging that the university has ignored her requests to “stop licensing
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Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney said Wednesday if he were “starting from scratch,” he’d choose getting rid of the Electoral College, but he’d rather focus on matters that can get done and affect Americans. “It requires a constitutional amendment,” the former U.S. representative for Maryland told CNN’s “New Day.” “I’d much rather focus on things
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The Federalist Society recently posted a podcast of me and R-Street’s Alex Pollock discussing Federal Reserve independence. This topic is always fun because so many people assume that (1) the Federal Reserve should be independent; and, (2) the Federal Reserve has always been independent. The second of these assumptions is demonstrably false. Here are a few of the countless examples of U.S. Presidents pressuring
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Kellyanne Conway’s husband is a “husband from hell!” President Donald Trump declared Wednesday, escalating his awkward public fight with the spouse of a top aide. Trump’s feud with George Conway has played out with ever more heated rhetoric on social media. Conway, who has questioned Trump’s mental health, fired back after Trump’s latest tweet, saying
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