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In a representative democracy, men and women serving in public office – whether elected or appointed – must view their service as a public trust. Each day, men and women raise their right hands to be sworn in as executives, legislators and administrators, agreeing to protect and defend the constitutions of the United States and of their home States, and the laws, rules and regulations of their governmental subdivisions.
News & Updates
Wall Street rallied for a third straight session on Thursday as record weekly jobless claims came in below investors’ worst fears and investors focused on an unprecedented $2 trillion stimulus awaiting approval by the U.S. House...
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus, Downing Street has said. Mr Johnson has mild symptoms and will self-isolate in Downing Street.
March 27, 2020 Building The Sustainable City Of The FutureSource: Oilprice
Masdar City, a development of the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar), is beginning to take shape. The innovative city-district shows a possible paradigm for future sustainable cities: compact groupings of highly efficient...
Research & Insights
December 6, 2019 Visualized: Ranking the Goods Most Traded Between the U.S. and ChinaSource: Visual Capitalist
Today’s infographic from HowMuch.net charts the top imports and exports between the U.S. and China, pulled from the Observatory of Economic Complexity’s (OEC) global market data for 2017.
November 29, 2019 U.S. jobless claims tumble to 213,000 just before Thanksgiving, back near post recession lowSource: Market Watch
The number of people who applied for unemployment benefits fell sharply in the week before the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday, putting jobless claims back near historic lows and reflecting the persistent strength in the U.S. labor...
The change in job openings left the gap between vacancies and those considered unemployed at 1.37 million, a decrease of 123,000 from May. Unemployed workers are defined as those out of work who have looked for a job and are...
Commentary & Opinion
March 26, 2020 How the Pandemic Will EndSource: The Atlantic
A global pandemic of this scale was inevitable. In recent years, hundreds of health experts have written books, white papers, and op-eds warning of the possibility.
Source: The Guardian
If Brexit is any guide Boris Johnson will yield in the endgame to the EU but will be too busy taking a victory lap to spell out the concessions he has made
February 19, 2020 The Guardian view on Europe after Brexit: unity is strength - EditorialSource: The Guardian
These are strange and somewhat disorientating times for the European Union. A multipolar world in which China’s influence grows, and Donald Trump’s United States is at best an erratic ally, has created new dilemmas and dangers.
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