Prosperity at year’s end; its cost will be paid later

As the year ends, it’s time to take a look at the state of the economy. There’s a wide gap between what is happening now and what lurks beneath the apparent prosperity. The economy is flourishing as corporations enjoy benevolent government policies and reduced taxes.  The stock market reveals a persistent optimism and keeps climbing.  […]

Trump, Sanders seek to reform ‘liberal world order’

Is the presidential campaign already boring or confusing? The pundits endlessly ponder, “Who won the last debate?  Who’s ahead in the Democratic caucus in Iowa?  Can Trump win again?” As usual, people following politics are being treated to a campaign covered like a sports event. But this may be a landmark election.  Despite appearances, it […]