A Christian’s Perspective on Economic Downturn
Greg Forster, Crossway
We live in an age of economic anxiety,1 and it’s only going to get more disrupted.
Why American Democracy Is Worth Defending
Alexander Salter, The Imaginative Conservative
What is American democracy, and why is it worth defending? The current political climate, in which democracy is increasingly (and troublingly) equated with populism, compels us to reflect on this question.
Report shows US deficit to exceed $1 trillion next year
Kevin Freking, Associated Press
The federal budget deficit is expected to balloon to more than $1 trillion in the next fiscal year under the first projections taking into account the big budget deal that President Donald Trump and Congress reached this summer, the Congressional Budget Office reported.
China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of US products
Joe McDonald, ABC News
China on Friday announced tariff hikes on $75 billion of U.S. products in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest planned increase, deepening a conflict over trade and technology that threatens to tip a weakening global economy into recession.