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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
August 17, 2018 Trump declares opioids from Mexico, China 'almost a form of warfare,' tells Sessions to sue drug makersSource: Fox News
Calling opioids coming into the U.S. from China and Mexico "almost a form of warfare," President Trump on Thursday urged Attorney General Jeff Sessions to investigate foreign sources of fentanyl that he said are "killing our...
Source: The Street
Stocks surged on Thursday, Aug. 16, after China said it was set to resume trade talks with the United States and Walmart Inc. (WMT) topped earnings estimates and raised full-year guidance. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose...
August 17, 2018 Ebola outbreak shaping up as most dangerous test of world’s ability to respond since global crisisSource: Stat News
The latest Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is shaping up to be the most dangerous and difficult test of the world’s ability to contain the disease since the catastrophic West African outbreak in 2014 and...
Research & Insights
July 20, 2018 People of all ages define the American Dream the same way — but millennials take it one step furtherSource: Yahoo Finance
The American Dream is alive and well.Nearly 60% of respondents surveyed in Bank of the West's 2018 Millennial Study believe they have attained the American Dream or believe that it's still attainable today.
Conflict and civilisational threats likely unless action is taken to reduce the stress on rivers, lakes, aquifers, wetlands and reservoirs
A new poll has called into question the SPD's ability to govern alongside Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives. Nevertheless, SPD voters see a grand coalition deal as the best way forward for their party.
Commentary & Opinion
Source: Anthropocene Magazine
The idea of devoting half of Earth’s terrestrial surface to rich, intact forms of nature has stirred conservationist imaginations in the last few years. It’s an inspiring vision, simple yet powerful, a bright aspiration amidst...
July 24, 2018 CNNMoney exclusive: Jamie Dimon on the trade war, infrastructure 'emergency' and TrumpSource: CNN
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon is worried the economy's momentum could be derailed by President Donald Trump's trade wars.
February 27, 2018 America’s moral obligation to the environmentSource: The Hill
President Barack Obama revealed the Clean Power Plan to the world in 2015. Obama referred to the proposal as “a moral obligation” and rightfully labeled it "the single most important step that America has ever made in the fight...
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