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The Economic Times
For Eurozone economy, it’s back to the futureisn't much help for the eurozone in the broader global economy," said Jacob Kir
For Eurozone economy, it’s back to the future
The Economic Times / Posted 6 hours ago
isn't much help for the eurozone in the broader global economy," said Jacob Kirkegaard, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington. Beyond the worries of the moment, a rapidly aging population... Read more
22h
TheStreet.com
Fed could refrain from raising rates again in 2016year, “if only to reaffirm their commitment to a tightening path,” said Pedro N
Fed could refrain from raising rates again in 2016
TheStreet.com / Posted 22 hours ago
year, “if only to reaffirm their commitment to a tightening path,” said Pedro Nicolaci da Costa, an editorial fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, a Washington. D.C.-based international economics nonprofit think... Read more
3d
Chicago Tribune
U.S. disengagement would be costlyordinary Americans stand to gain significantly from the recently negotiated Tra
U.S. disengagement would be costly
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
ordinary Americans stand to gain significantly from the recently negotiated Trans-Pacific Partnership. According to the Peterson Institute for International Economics, the agreement will increase annual real incomes in the United States by $131... Read more
3d
Newsmax
NYT: Trump, Sanders Ride Tide of Extremism in Areas Razed by Free Tradebenefit of free trade is “10 times the size of the losses,” Gary Clyde Hufbauer
NYT: Trump, Sanders Ride Tide of Extremism in Areas Razed by Free Trade
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
benefit of free trade is “10 times the size of the losses,” Gary Clyde Hufbauer, a senior fellow at the Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington, told the NYT. “Free trade really helps working-class people in... Read more
4d
The Manila Times
Brexit, a new threat to TTIP transatlantic trade talksto leave the EU, it will put the TTIP talks in shambles,” said Gary Hufbauer, a
Brexit, a new threat to TTIP transatlantic trade talks
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
to leave the EU, it will put the TTIP talks in shambles,” said Gary Hufbauer, a former US Treasury official now with the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington. “There will be no way of going forward because there will be... Read more
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4d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Brexit, a new threat to TTIP transatlantic trade talksto leave the EU, it will put the TTIP talks in shambles," said Gary Hufbauer, a
Brexit, a new threat to TTIP transatlantic trade talks
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
to leave the EU, it will put the TTIP talks in shambles," said Gary Hufbauer, a former US Treasury official now with the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington. "There will be no way of going forward because there will be... Read more
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4d
TheBull
Brexit, a new threat to TTIP transatlantic trade talksto leave the EU, it will put the TTIP talks in shambles," said Gary Hufbauer, a
Brexit, a new threat to TTIP transatlantic trade talks
TheBull / Posted 4 days ago
to leave the EU, it will put the TTIP talks in shambles," said Gary Hufbauer, a former US Treasury official now with the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington. "There will be no way of going forward because there will be... Read more
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5d
Chicago Tribune
Obama looks to help Cameron, Merkel avert European divideyouth turnout in the referendum because young people are more pro-European," sa
Obama looks to help Cameron, Merkel avert European divide
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
youth turnout in the referendum because young people are more pro-European," said Jacob Kirkegaard, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington. While Cameron's strategy to defeat Brexit emphasizes warnings... Read more
7d
Lowell Sun
Obama aims to help Cameron, Merkel avert European riftyouth turnout in the referendum because young people are more pro-European," sa
Obama aims to help Cameron, Merkel avert European rift
Lowell Sun / Posted 7 days ago
youth turnout in the referendum because young people are more pro-European," said Jacob Kirkegaard, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington. While Cameron's strategy to defeat Brexit emphasizes warnings... Read more
9d
USA Today
5 things about Brazil's battered economy as impeachment continuesrallying for quite a while based on the assumption that President Rousseff will
5 things about Brazil's battered economy as impeachment continues
USA Today / Posted 9 days ago
rallying for quite a while based on the assumption that President Rousseff will be ousted,” said Monica de Bolle, with the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Investor confidence could wane. Impeachment is not that simple, said... Read more
10d
Quartz
This is progress? The newest CEOs are less worldly and more male than everconsidering the evidence that female leadership has been shown to boost a compa
This is progress? The newest CEOs are less worldly and more male than ever
Quartz / Posted 10 days ago
considering the evidence that female leadership has been shown to boost a company’s bottom line. A recent study by the Peterson Institute for International Economics and EY concluded that having at least 30% of women in leadership positions... Read more
10d
DW
How long can a strong US economy last? |policies can not affect it directly very much." Weak investment in the future
How long can a strong US economy last? |
DW / Posted 10 days ago
policies can not affect it directly very much." Weak investment in the future Joseph Gagnon, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, believes that politics does have a role to play however in fostering the... Read more
11d
Investopedia
Indian Temp Workers Taxed $3B Annually, Get No Benefitson H-1B and L-1 temporary worker visas contribute $3 billion a year to US socia
Indian Temp Workers Taxed $3B Annually, Get No Benefits
Investopedia / Posted 11 days ago
on H-1B and L-1 temporary worker visas contribute $3 billion a year to US social insurance funds according to the Peterson Institute for International Economics, a source cited by Jaitley. This figure doesn’t include taxes paid by their... Read more
11d
Newsmax
Chinese Finance Minister: Trump 'Irrational'fairly and justly or we will not deal at all," said Trump, according to the Jou
Chinese Finance Minister: Trump 'Irrational'
Newsmax / Posted 11 days ago
fairly and justly or we will not deal at all," said Trump, according to the Journal. Trade economist Jeffrey Schott of the Peterson Institute for International Economics said "almost any across-the-board tariff increase would violate U.S.... Read more
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11d
Newsmax
Saudis Warn US: Pass 9/11 Lawsuit Bill and We'll Sell American Assetsto protect the government’s ability to gather intelligence on terrorist suspect
Saudis Warn US: Pass 9/11 Lawsuit Bill and We'll Sell American Assets
Newsmax / Posted 11 days ago
to protect the government’s ability to gather intelligence on terrorist suspects. Edwin M. Truman, a fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, told The New York Times that al-Jubeir’s warning is likely an empty... Read more
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12d
Deseret News
The least ugly economyWASHINGTON — Among the world's major economies, America's is "the least ugly,"
The least ugly economy
Deseret News / Posted 12 days ago
WASHINGTON — Among the world's major economies, America's is "the least ugly," as Adam Posen, head of the Peterson Institute for International Economics, puts it. So it is. The American economy is plodding along at about a 2 percent annual growth... Read more
12d
Market Watch
China’s finance minister calls Trump ‘irrational,’ rips tariff threatas the world’s major power. Lou is correct on the trade rules, according to Je
China’s finance minister calls Trump ‘irrational,’ rips tariff threat
Market Watch / Posted 12 days ago
as the world’s major power. Lou is correct on the trade rules, according to Jeffrey Schott, a trade economist at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, a think tank backing free trade. “Almost any across-the-board tariff... Read more
13d
The Hindu
U.S. must open up services trade to India: Mukesh Aghimember companies have opposed the visa fee hike The U.S.-India Business Counci
U.S. must open up services trade to India: Mukesh Aghi
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
member companies have opposed the visa fee hike The U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) recently sent a delegation led by former U.S. Ambassador to India, Frank G Wisner, to New Delhi to discuss strategies that could boost bilateral trade and... Read more
13d
Newsmax
Saudi Threats to Sell Assets Loom Over Obama TripStates to lawsuits. The Saudi threats are not being taken seriously by economi
Saudi Threats to Sell Assets Loom Over Obama Trip
Newsmax / Posted 13 days ago
States to lawsuits. The Saudi threats are not being taken seriously by economists, though. Edwin Truman, a fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, told The Times he thinks the Saudis are making an "empty threat," as it would... Read more
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13d
Zero Hedge
Saudi Arabia Threatens To Liquidate Its Treasury Holdings If Congress Probes Its Role In Sept 11 Attacksa willing seller who has as much as three quarter of a trillion in US paper lyi
Saudi Arabia Threatens To Liquidate Its Treasury Holdings If Congress Probes Its Role In Sept 11 Attacks
Zero Hedge / Posted 13 days ago
a willing seller who has as much as three quarter of a trillion in US paper lying around. Edwin M. Truman, a fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, said he thought the Saudis were most likely making an “empty threat.” Selling... Read more
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14d
CNBC
Saudis warn of economic fallout if Congress passes 9/11 billthe victims of terrorism, "especially those who suffered and sacrificed so much
Saudis warn of economic fallout if Congress passes 9/11 bill
CNBC / Posted 14 days ago
the victims of terrorism, "especially those who suffered and sacrificed so much on 9/11." Edwin M. Truman, a fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, said he thought the Saudis were most likely making an "empty threat." Selling... Read more
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14d
Times of Malta
Storm clouds gather overglobal economy outlookin the first quarter of this year to have been positive but slower than we had
Storm clouds gather overglobal economy outlook
Times of Malta / Posted 14 days ago
in the first quarter of this year to have been positive but slower than we had expected,” Moscovici said in a speech at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Lagarde also said the IMF was “concerned” about China following through on... Read more
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14d
The Economic Times
Saudi Arabia warns of economic fallout if Congress passes 9/11 billspecifically, laying out the impacts if Saudi Arabia made good on its economic
Saudi Arabia warns of economic fallout if Congress passes 9/11 bill
The Economic Times / Posted 14 days ago
specifically, laying out the impacts if Saudi Arabia made good on its economic threats. Edwin M. Truman, a fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, said he thought the Saudis were likely making an "empty threat." Selling... Read more
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14d
The Houma Courier
Why higher oil prices might be good for the U.S. economy right noweconomy. All they would do is suck more money out of consumers' pockets. "It is
Why higher oil prices might be good for the U.S. economy right now
The Houma Courier / Posted 14 days ago
economy. All they would do is suck more money out of consumers' pockets. "It is absurd," Adam Posen, the president of the Peterson Institute for International Economics and a former member of the Bank of England, told me, "to think that higher oil... Read more
14d
Daily Mail
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items 'Made in the USA'and more about the decline in people's ability to achieve the American Dream,'
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items 'Made in the USA'
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
and more about the decline in people's ability to achieve the American Dream,' said Caroline Freund, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. 'It's a lot easier to blame the foreigner than other forces that are... Read more
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14d
The Daily Comet
Why higher oil prices might be good for the U.S. economy right noweconomy. All they would do is suck more money out of consumers' pockets. "It is
Why higher oil prices might be good for the U.S. economy right now
The Daily Comet / Posted 14 days ago
economy. All they would do is suck more money out of consumers' pockets. "It is absurd," Adam Posen, the president of the Peterson Institute for International Economics and a former member of the Bank of England, told me, "to think that higher oil... Read more
14d
The Commercial Dispatch
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items 'Made in the USA'and more about the decline in people's ability to achieve the American Dream,"
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items 'Made in the USA'
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
and more about the decline in people's ability to achieve the American Dream," said Caroline Freund, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. "It's a lot easier to blame the foreigner than other forces that are... Read more
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15d
The News-Herald
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items ‘Made in the USA’and more about the decline in people’s ability to achieve the American Dream,”
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items ‘Made in the USA’
The News-Herald / Posted 15 days ago
and more about the decline in people’s ability to achieve the American Dream,” said Caroline Freund, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. “It’s a lot easier to blame the foreigner than other forces that are... Read more
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15d
Live 5 News Charleston
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items 'Made in the USA'and more about the decline in people's ability to achieve the American Dream,"
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items 'Made in the USA'
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 15 days ago
and more about the decline in people's ability to achieve the American Dream," said Caroline Freund, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. "It's a lot easier to blame the foreigner than other forces that are... Read more
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15d
iol.co.za
Policymakers fret over economic cloudsin the first quarter of this year to have been positive but slower than we had
Policymakers fret over economic clouds
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
in the first quarter of this year to have been positive but slower than we had expected,” Moscovici said in a speech at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Lagarde also said the IMF was “concerned” about China following through on... Read more
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15d
Bdnews24.com
Policymakers fret as storm clouds gather over world economyin the first quarter of this year to have been positive but slower than we had
Policymakers fret as storm clouds gather over world economy
Bdnews24.com / Posted 15 days ago
in the first quarter of this year to have been positive but slower than we had expected," Moscovici said in a speech at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Lagarde also said the IMF was "concerned" about China following through on... Read more
7 related stories
15d
FOX 11 Tucson
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items 'Made in the USA'and more about the decline in people's ability to achieve the American Dream,"
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items 'Made in the USA'
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 15 days ago
and more about the decline in people's ability to achieve the American Dream," said Caroline Freund, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. "It's a lot easier to blame the foreigner than other forces that are... Read more
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15d
Jefferson City News Tribune
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items ‘Made in the USA’and more about the decline in people’s ability to achieve the American Dream,”
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items ‘Made in the USA’
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
and more about the decline in people’s ability to achieve the American Dream,” said Caroline Freund, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. “It’s a lot easier to blame the foreigner than other forces that are... Read more
40 related stories
15d
The Seattle Times
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items 'Made in the USA'and more about the decline in people’s ability to achieve the American Dream,”
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items 'Made in the USA'
The Seattle Times / Posted 15 days ago
and more about the decline in people’s ability to achieve the American Dream,” said Caroline Freund, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. “It’s a lot easier to blame the foreigner than other forces that are... Read more
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15d
Perth Now
Global officials fret over economy cloudsin the first quarter of this year to have been positive but slower than we had
Global officials fret over economy clouds
Perth Now / Posted 15 days ago
in the first quarter of this year to have been positive but slower than we had expected," Moscovici said in a speech at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Lagarde also said the IMF was "concerned" about China following through on... Read more
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15d
WBNS-10TV Columbus
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items "Made in the USA"and more about the decline in people's ability to achieve the American Dream,"
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items "Made in the USA"
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 15 days ago
and more about the decline in people's ability to achieve the American Dream," said Caroline Freund, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. "It's a lot easier to blame the foreigner than other forces that are... Read more
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15d
New York Post
Americans prefer cheap foreign goods to pricier items made in USand more about the decline in people’s ability to achieve the American Dream,”
Americans prefer cheap foreign goods to pricier items made in US
New York Post / Posted 15 days ago
and more about the decline in people’s ability to achieve the American Dream,” said Caroline Freund, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. “It’s a lot easier to blame the foreigner than other forces that are... Read more
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15d
The Star
Policymakers fret as storm clouds gather over world economyin the first quarter of this year to have been positive but slower than we had
Policymakers fret as storm clouds gather over world economy
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
in the first quarter of this year to have been positive but slower than we had expected," Moscovici said in a speech at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Lagarde also said the IMF was "concerned" about China following through on... Read more
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15d
The Courier Mail
Global officials fret over economy cloudsin the first quarter of this year to have been positive but slower than we had
Global officials fret over economy clouds
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 days ago
in the first quarter of this year to have been positive but slower than we had expected," Moscovici said in a speech at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Lagarde also said the IMF was "concerned" about China following through on... Read more
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15d
The Record
Poll shows Americans prefer low prices to ‘Made in USA’ itemsand more about the decline in people's ability to achieve the American Dream,"
Poll shows Americans prefer low prices to ‘Made in USA’ items
The Record / Posted 15 days ago
and more about the decline in people's ability to achieve the American Dream," said Caroline Freund, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. "It's a lot easier to blame the foreigner than other forces that are... Read more
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15d
Reuters
Global officials fret as storm clouds gather over world economyin the first quarter of this year to have been positive but slower than we had
Global officials fret as storm clouds gather over world economy
Reuters / Posted 15 days ago
in the first quarter of this year to have been positive but slower than we had expected," Moscovici said in a speech at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. CHINA'S SHADOW Lagarde also said the IMF was "concerned" about China... Read more
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15d
Channel NewsAsia
Global officials fret as storm clouds gather over world economyin the first quarter of this year to have been positive but slower than we had
Global officials fret as storm clouds gather over world economy
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
in the first quarter of this year to have been positive but slower than we had expected," Moscovici said in a speech at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. CHINA'S SHADOW Lagarde also said the IMF was "concerned" about China... Read more
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15d
The Columbian
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items ‘Made in the USA’and more about the decline in people’s ability to achieve the American Dream,”
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items ‘Made in the USA’
The Columbian / Posted 15 days ago
and more about the decline in people’s ability to achieve the American Dream,” said Caroline Freund, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. “It’s a lot easier to blame the foreigner than other forces that are... Read more
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15d
The Hendersonville Times-News
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items 'Made in the USA'and more about the decline in people's ability to achieve the American Dream,"
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items 'Made in the USA'
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 15 days ago
and more about the decline in people's ability to achieve the American Dream," said Caroline Freund, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. "It's a lot easier to blame the foreigner than other forces that are... Read more
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15d
The Morning Call
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items 'Made in the USA'and more about the decline in people's ability to achieve the American Dream,"
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items 'Made in the USA'
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
and more about the decline in people's ability to achieve the American Dream," said Caroline Freund, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. "It's a lot easier to blame the foreigner than other forces that are... Read more
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15d
KX TV North Dakota
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items 'Made in the USA'and more about the decline in people's ability to achieve the American Dream,"
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items 'Made in the USA'
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 15 days ago
and more about the decline in people's ability to achieve the American Dream," said Caroline Freund, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. "It's a lot easier to blame the foreigner than other forces that are... Read more
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15d
The San Angelo Standard-Times
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items 'Made in the USA'and more about the decline in people's ability to achieve the American Dream,"
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items 'Made in the USA'
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 15 days ago
and more about the decline in people's ability to achieve the American Dream," said Caroline Freund, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. "It's a lot easier to blame the foreigner than other forces that are... Read more
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15d
Sun-Sentinel
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items 'Made in the USA'and more about the decline in people's ability to achieve the American Dream,"
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items 'Made in the USA'
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
and more about the decline in people's ability to achieve the American Dream," said Caroline Freund, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. "It's a lot easier to blame the foreigner than other forces that are... Read more
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15d
WFTV 9 Orlando
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items 'Made in the USA'and more about the decline in people's ability to achieve the American Dream,"
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items 'Made in the USA'
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 15 days ago
and more about the decline in people's ability to achieve the American Dream," said Caroline Freund, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. "It's a lot easier to blame the foreigner than other forces that are... Read more
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15d
Canon City Daily Record
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items 'Made in the USA'and more about the decline in people's ability to achieve the American Dream,"
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items 'Made in the USA'
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 15 days ago
and more about the decline in people's ability to achieve the American Dream," said Caroline Freund, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. "It's a lot easier to blame the foreigner than other forces that are... Read more
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