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We have not seen anything like this since the last recession.  Layoff announcements are coming fast and furious now, and the speed at which workers are being laid off is shocking a lot of people. 
The long-term trends that are gutting the U.S. economy continue to get even worse.  As you will see below, our goods trade deficit with the rest of the world hit a brand new record high
Blogger on hunger strike, religious leader given sub-par medicine
We now have official confirmation that the U.S. economy has dramatically slowed down.  In recent days I have shared a whole bunch of numbers with my readers that clearly demonstrate that a new economic downturn
Locals in the provinces bordering China are hearing news from the Hanoi summit by word of mouth.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez continues to come up with new ways to bankrupt America, but meanwhile we have now learned that her mother actually moved out of New York because the taxes were too high.  When AOC's
2019 sure has been a weird year so far.  On Wall Street, everything has been coming up roses for investors up to this point.  Stock prices have risen more than 10 percent year-to-date, and the
President Trump slammed for letting Kim off the hook in Warmbier case.
Virtually every piece of hard economic data is telling us that the U.S. economy is slowing down dramatically.  Many of the pundits have been warning that we could officially enter recession territory later this year
Nguyen Van Hoa is serving a seven-year term for filming protests over a 2016 chemical waste spill on Vietnam's coast.
Trump and Kim walked away empty-handed from Hanoi, but didn’t burn bridges.
Any reform inspired by Kim-Trump diplomacy would endanger the privileges of wealthy North Koreans
War has erupted in Asia.  India is the second largest country in the world by population, and Pakistan is the fifth largest, and they both possess large nuclear arsenals.  If this conflict continues to escalate,
Big U.S. aircraft purchase by Vietnamese carriers underscores booming business relationship.
The most important congressional hearing in decades will begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday.  Attorney Michael Cohen was Donald Trump's "fixer" for more than a decade, but now he has turned completely against Trump, and
Most are watched by police at their homes, while those who manage to leave are closely followed, sources say.
Citizens are learning about the prize for the first time, but many are skeptical of the government’s claims.
I can't think of a time when Americans were more apathetic about getting prepared, and yet this is exactly the time when the urgency to get prepared should be at the highest.  Earlier today, my
Nguyen Hoang Quoc Hung was jailed for nine years for calling on workers at a footwear factory to strike for better working conditions and pay.
It looks like the war in Venezuela could begin as soon as next month, and it doesn't appear that there will initially be much opposition to the conflict in the United States.  There is widespread