Long Knives out for Social Security

December 21, 2016

True, Trump during the campaign promised to protect Social Security, saying, for example in March that “it’s my absolute intention to leave Social Security the way it is.

Syrian children holding up peace sign

Congress should support bill to grant temporary visas to Syrian refugee children

December 15, 2016

Rep. Mike Honda (D-Calif.) added to his long list of credits when, in the dying hours of the 114th Congress, he introduced a bill that should cheered everyone’s holidays—HR 6510: The Save the Children Act of 2016.

Obama TPP discussion

The End of the TPP Will Not Upend America’s Role In Asia

December 07, 2016

There are many reasons to believe that the end of the TPP will have rather few implications for America’s role in the region.