France’s climate change commitments trigger rising diesel prices and street protests

Due to France's commitment to reduce emissions and the effects of climate change, President Macron authorized an increase on carbon taxes, which has an impact on diesel, the most common fuel of the country. This initiative to protect clean air has originated several protests, as people say the government has continuosly promoted actions that harm …

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The Economy Didn’t Save Republicans After All

This article analyzes the midterm elections on November 6th and how its results were related to the economy and the policies that the Trump administration has lead. Currentlly, US economy is showing favorable unemployment rates and an increase in growth. Consumer spending is growing because of last year's tax cut. However, in the districts that …

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Republicans Look to Safety Net Programs as Deficit Balloons

In a context of growing federal deficit and as President Trump suggests a new tax cut, there are rumours at the Congress about changes to Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security in order to tame the deficit. 2018 deficit of $779 billion was greatly influenced by the corporate tax cut that Mr. Trump suggested last year. …

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Argentines sacrifice vacations, Internet and even food as economic crisis intensifies

During 2018, Argentina's peso has lost its value in 50% against the dollar, which had important repercusions on the levels of inflation. In addition to this, Macri's administration is fostering a policy of cut public spending, which has an impact on health and education services. A huge reform of the government has been announced some …

Sigue leyendo Argentines sacrifice vacations, Internet and even food as economic crisis intensifies

Ruling on Health Care Subsidies Could Prove Costly for Government

After President Trump ended subsidy payments to health insurance companies, a federal court ruled that the government will have to provide a federal compensation to a Montana insurer due to violation of the Affordable Care Act, signed under Obama's administration. This ruling could be imitated and mean a cost for the government of millions of …

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Federal Panel Alarmed as Thousands Are Dropped From Medicaid in Arkansas

The New York Times published an article about the number of people from Arkansas that are being dropped from Medicaid, due to work requirements imposed by the Trump administration. During the past week, 4,350 low-income people lost their Medicaid coverage as they couldn't show their work information required for Federal Aid Programs. The total amount …

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