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The Taliban and Afghanistan, Explained

The Taliban and Afghanistan, Explained
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Will Afghanistan, the So-Called “Graveyard of Empires,” Claim Another Victim?

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Studying 1930’s Germany Exposes Our Descent 
To Fascism

Studying 1930’s Germany Exposes Our Descent To Fascism
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Today, America is chaotic, Americans are vulnerable, and America – the beacon of liberty – is descending towards dictatorship.

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The Real Effects of the $15 Minimum Wage

The Real Effects of the $15 Minimum Wage
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Increasing minimum wage sounds great. More money for people right? Unfortunately, it doesn't work like that. UnemploymentBy increasing the cost of employing low-wage workers, a higher minimum wage generally leads employers to reduce the size of their workforce. A study done by the Manhattan Institute estimates 6 million jobs could

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Socialism, The Opposite Of Equality

Socialism, The Opposite Of Equality
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Many see socialism as the cure for inequality, a system where the wealth gap wouldn't exist. Those are the common talking points because they're effective and take away from the actual goals and affects of socialism.

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The Myth of Nordic Countries: Not Socialism

The Myth of Nordic Countries: Not Socialism
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Socialism is a political, social, and economic philosophy encompassing a range of economic & social systems characterized by social ownership of the means of production & workers' self-management of enterprises.

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Equality: Not Always Good

Equality: Not Always Good
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Venezuela is more equal than the United States. However in Venezuela, 96% of the people are poor, and 70% live in extreme poverty. Is it a more 'equal' country technically? Yes.

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"Tax Cuts for the Rich" & "Trickle Down" Economics

"Tax Cuts for the Rich" & "Trickle Down" Economics
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The trickle-down "theory" states that tax cuts for businesses and the wealthy will generate prosperity at the top that will eventually "trickle-down" to everyone else.

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The Media Has Been Dishonest About The Trump Economy

The Media Has Been Dishonest About The Trump Economy
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The StrategyInstead of raising taxes as Obama-Biden did, Trump cut them. The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed but the GOP Congress restored global competitiveness to the US corporate tax code, years after even European governments cut their marginal rates. Tax reform encouraged business investment by allowing immediate 100%

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