Photo of a 3D printer creating a plastic hand

How Do 3D Printers Work? Here’s the Answer.

The U.S. is in multiple international trade wars. After President Trump ordered higher taxes on some Chinese imports, the Chinese retaliated. The trade dispute now involves as much as $200 billion worth of Chinese-made goods. Trump has also targeted the Europe...

Zakaria: Is Immigration a Trap for Democrats?

President Trump's reversal of his administration's policy of separating immigrant families apprehended crossing the U.S. border may feel like a win for Democrats, but they should temper their celebration, says ...

Is Our Trade Deficit Draining Jobs Like Trump Says?

Are those tariffs imposed by the Trump administration going to bring back jobs to the United States? This is one of the questions addressed in New York Times economist Neil Irwin’s discussion of the trade deficit. Irwin takes the reader through a step-by...
Flags of Israel and Palestine spattered with blood

Will the Gaza Events Further Polarize the Middle East?

By moving the U.S. embassy from Tel-Aviv to Jerusalem, the United States has added complexity to a situation that was already chaotic. Washington’s move will not change the reality on the ground, as 62 Palestinians have been killed over the last few days. G...
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Is Trump Playing Right Into Putin’s Hands?

By Robert J. Pranger During the week of May 7th, President Vladimir Putin is likely enjoying the start of his fourth term as president of Russia. I use the term “enjoying” with some confidence because, compared with his friend in the White House, it must fe...