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Trump’s Trade War Could Cost Him Vital Rust Belt Votes

Trump’s Trade War Could Cost Him Vital Rust Belt Votes

Donald Trump continues to tell us the jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs are just flooding back into the United States. The economy is kicking butt out there. The stock market hit a record high this past Monday. He told us, and dude, everything is wonderful for American workers, except of course for actual American workers …

The Tax On Trucks | Planet Money | NPR

The Tax On Trucks  | Planet Money | NPR

[Lighter flicks] When it comes to selling trucks, U.S. carmakers have been blowing away their foreign competition. U.S. trucks are basically automotive juggernauts. Turns out they owe that success to chickens. Well, frozen ones, anyway. It call goes back to the late 1950s, early 1960s. The European economy is finally getting better after the end …

Which Countries Have The Highest Taxes?

Which Countries Have The Highest Taxes?

A 2015 study reported that 500 of the largest American companies held more than 2 trillion dollars overseas to escape corporate taxes. This represents a $600 billion dollars loss in tax revenue for the United States. But while tax rates are high in the US, around the world they are even higher. So which countries …