Tag : U.S. economy
U.S. Healthcare and Economy title : U.S. Healthcare Expenses Overtake Social Security For First Time, Public Debt Fueling Financial Crisis
summary : Last year was the first time in history that healthcare spending exceeded what the nation was receiving in Social Security payments from the work force. The CBO reported on Monday that Medicare, Medicaid, The Children's Health Program and Obamacare all combined meant that the nation had forked over $936 billion, which is $54 billion more than Social Security received in labor force payments. That along with the 2016 federal deficit increase and significant increases in public debt means that a national financial crisis is looming that would last for decades.
date : Jan 26, 2016 12:47 PM EST
Steve Forbes title : Forbes Editor-in-Chief Steve Forbes: Obama's State of the Union 'Really a Trip To Fantasy Land'
summary : Business leader Steve Forbes said that Obama's State of the Union, "speech was really a trip to fantasy land. His description of the US economy is not what most Americans experience in their paychecks, his statements about how we're regarded abroad, about ISIS, I think just strike people as a man who is not in touch with reality. It's getting uglier out there, not better."
date : Jan 13, 2016 02:41 PM EST
U.S. Policies, American Flag title : Pew Research: With Few Exceptions, Rest of World ‘Largely Welcome’ U.S. Policies
summary : A global survey of 40 countries has found that when it came to economic issues and general status, many people around the world hold a largely favorable opinion of the United States.
date : Jun 25, 2015 06:25 PM EDT
Selma Bloody Sunday title : Civil Rights Legacy of 'Bloody Sunday' in Selma 50 Years Later also Places Spotlight on Deep Poverty
summary : The event known as “Bloody Sunday” that happened in the small Alabama town of Selma 50 years ago was one of the pivotal moments of the 1960s civil rights movement that brought change at a national level. However, it also highlighted the issue of deep poverty in that town and many places across the United States.
date : Mar 10, 2015 02:32 PM EDT
Labor Dispute in Los Angeles Ports title : Labor Dispute On West Coast Ports Dampen Chinese New Year Celebrations, Threaten U.S. Economy
summary : The Lunar New Year festivities may have been dampened a little bit in the United States thanks to the work slowdown at seaports across the West Coast and could have an effect on the entire economy.
date : Feb 20, 2015 08:20 PM EST
President Obama title : Obama's State of the Union 2015 Address (Full Video): President Outlines His 2015 Strategy in SOTU
summary : For President Barack Obama’s seventh State of the Union address to Congress, the topics will focus on the economy, foreign relations, security issues and others. However, the biggest emphasis may be on the economy. Viewers can watch the State of the Union address online via live stream below.
date : Jan 20, 2015 04:30 PM EST