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Reinventing Liberalism to Secure Prosperity : The Economist

"Liberalism made the modern world, but the modern world is turning against it." So begins a thought-provoking essay from The Economist magazine analyzing the growing global shift away from long-standing Western democratic values to a more widespread accepta...

Five Years Later, Tally Shows Gerawan Workers Want UFW Gone

“No Union. No Union.” That was the refrain from ALRB field examiner Veronica Cervantes as she read off ballots Tuesday from a 2013 election asking Gerawan Farming workers whether they wanted United Farm Workers union representation. Politics 101 ...
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Trade War Escalates as China Announces Tariffs on US Imports

BEIJING — The U.S.-China trade war escalated further Tuesday, with China announcing retaliatory tax increases on $60 billion worth of U.S. imports, including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals. "The downward spiral that we have previously warned about n...
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US Slashes Number of Refugees to 30,000 Next Year

WASHINGTON — The U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept for a second straight year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday, insisting amid criticism from human rights groups that the country ...
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Deputy Killed, Second Wounded near Sacramento

RANCHO CORDOVA — A Sacramento County sheriff's deputy was killed and another wounded in a shootout that started with an argument at a Pep Boys store, authorities said. "As soon as they arrived and engaged the subject he turned as if to run or flee and then ...
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