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President Donald Trump Rolls Back Landmark Environmental Law To Speed Up Approval Of Federal Projects

President Donald Trump announced regulatory changes to the National Environmental Policy Act on July 15, a change that will speed up approval of federal...

House of Representatives Passes Landmark $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Reform Bill

The House of Representatives on July 1 passed a $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill that would sharply increase Infrastructure spending on roads and...

US Economy Adds Record 4.8 Million Jobs In June

The US economy added a record 4.8 million jobs in June, according to federal data released on July 2, but a surge...

US Unemployment Rate Declines By 2.5 Million In May

The American economy defied forecasts for a Depression-style surge in Unemployment this week, signaling the economy is picking up faster than anticipated...

House Of Representatives Approves New Coronavirus Stimulus Package

On May 15, the House of Representatives passed a $3 trillion tax cut and spending bill aimed at addressing the devastating economic fallout from...

President Trump Announces Deal With Mexico to Forestall Planned Tariff Increases

President Donald Trump backed off his plan to impose tariffs on all Mexican goods and announced through Twitter on June 7 that...

Preliminary “Black Friday” Sales Reports Reveal that Online Sales Brought in a Record $6 Billion in the US

More shoppers turned to the internet for deals to kick off the holiday shopping season as opposed to shopping at traditional retail stores, data...

Trump Administration Authored Report Says that Climate Change Damage is “Intensifying Across the Country”

On November 23, the US government released a long-awaited report stating the effects of global warming and climate change in the US are worsening...

“10 Minutes: Trump One Year President” Video Response

This video by PressTV presents a review of President Donald Trump's first full year in office. One year has passed since Donald Trump has...

History of the Republican Party

The Republican Party is one of the two main political parties currently active in the United States. Founded by anti-slavery activists, economic modernizers, and...

“The political economy of democratic transitions” Response

In the article “The political economy of democratic transitions,” Stephen Haggard and Robert Kaufman explore the effects of socioeconomic factors on democracy. Since the...

Ayn Rand: Capitalism and Objectivism Manifested in Atlas Shrugged

One of the most significant political theories of the 20th Century is Ayn Rands Objectivism. Rand is known for promoting the philosophical idea of...

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OurWeek In Politics (December 30, 2020-January 6, 2021)

Happy 2021! Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. 117th Congress Sworn In

Pro-Donald Trump Rioters Storm Capitol In Attempted Coup

Pro-Donald Trump rioters overwhelmed the Capitol Police and stormed Congress on January 6, interrupting the certification of Joe Biden’s Electoral College win...

Georgia Senate Runoff Election Analysis

Democrats won both Georgia Senate seats, and with them, the US Senate majority, as final votes were counted on January 6, serving...

117th US Congress Sworn In

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was reelected to lead the chamber as the 117th Congress convened on January 4, with the California Democrat...