Bill, Melinda Gates unfazed by criticism of wealthy giving

Business 02/12/19, 13:56

Bill and Melinda Gates are pushing back against a new wave of criticism about whether billionaire philanthropy is a force for good. The couple, whose foundation has the largest endowment in the world, say they are not fazed by recent blowback against wealthy giving. It's come in high-profile moments at the ...

Analysis: Trump bets re-election on immigration, socialism

Politics 02/06/19, 16:15

From the biggest stage in U.S. politics, President Donald Trump made clear that on the defining issue of his presidency — immigration — he cannot or will not change his hard-line approach heading into 2020. Yet the Republican president drew a new frame around his Democratic opposition, warning in his second ...

Billionaires hit Warren on proposed tax hike on top earners

New York 01/29/19, 17:39

Sen. Elizabeth Warren seized on criticism Tuesday from two potential presidential rivals who are billionaires to highlight her proposal to raise taxes on top earners. Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg blasted the Massachusetts Democrat’s “ultra-millionaire tax” as “probably unconstitutional.” During a two-day visit to the early voting state of ...

The Green New Deal is a Trojan horse for socialism

Politics 01/05/19, 09:30

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is ready to tax the rich to make her Green New Deal a reality. “People are going to have to start paying their fair share in taxes,” the recently elected New York Democrat told TV show “60 Minutes” in an interview set to air Sunday. Speaking of prior decades’ ...

US vows tough approach to Venezuela, Nicaragua and Cuba

America 11/01/18, 13:15

The Trump administration is laying out a tougher approach to Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua. President Donald Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton, says those three countries form a "troika of tyranny" and he's announcing new sanctions on Venezuela and Cuba, and says the U.S. will impose additional ones on Nicaragua. Bolton says ...

Conservative causes uproar in EU Parliament for Nazi comment

Europe 10/24/18, 04:34

A leading British Conservative in the European Parliament has come under a barrage of criticism after he compared current-day socialist parties with Nazism.Addressing socialist lawmakers in a debate Wednesday, Syed Kamall said "you have to remember that Nazis were National Socialists, a strain of socialism, so let's not pretend. It's ...

Democratic socialism: Hyperinflation and Material deprivation

U.S. 09/10/18, 03:25

Making everything free would lead to long lines, high taxes, and  Democratic Party. We are being inundated by new pitches for “democratic socialism.” This is due to the ballyhooed political success of a few self-proclaimed socialists and tempts high-end pundits to think that now is their time. The word socialism isn’t toxic ...

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