Photo illustration representing an economic recession

Is It Too Early To Worry About a Recession? Maybe Not.

The U.S. unemployment rate is 3.9%, lowest since 2000. Corporate investment is showing muscle, consumer spending is surging and the economy is growing at a healthy clip. The last thing anyone should worry about is a recession, right? Gloomy Si...

Humane Enforcement of U.S. Border Laws is Possible

The Trump administration's reversal of its family separation policy for immigrants crossing the border illegally is less than meets the eye, according to a June 22 opinion published in the New York Times. ...
A pistachio tree in Central California

Trump Tariffs Worry Valley Farmers

How exactly will the Trump tariffs affect the economy? American businesses will soon find out and adjust as some of the United States’ largest trading partners announced retaliatory measures. Mexico and Canada announced a litany of products they plan to add...

Saudis Can’t Dodge 9/11 Lawsuits by Victims’ Families

A federal court judge has rejected Saudi Arabia's bid to dismiss lawsuits claiming it helped plan the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. As Reuters news agency reported March 29, "U.S. District Judge George Daniels in Manhattan said the plaintiff's alle...

Video Reveals Horrific Effects of Syrian Gas Attack on Civilians

The New York Times reports today (Feb. 27) that the Syrian government's use of banned chemical weapons against civilians in its long-running civil war may have been aided by North Korea. The Times story is based on an unpublished United Nations report prepa...