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  • Why US Tariff Export/Import Imbalance Hastened Factory Closures?
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    Why US Tariff Export/Import Imbalance Hastened Factory Closures? It is nothing short of a national disgrace that the past two presidential Administrations deliberately forced the closures of American factories by greatly decreasing their competitiveness against foreign imports of supposedly comparable effectiveness. While much of the blame can be…
  • Why Is Urbanization Accelerating Worldwide?
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    Why Is Urbanization Accelerating Worldwide? While the world-at-large was primarily agrarian throughout its civilizing history, even up to the more recent Industrial Revolution and its accelerating technology, the shift from a predominantly rustic farm population to greatly expanding cities is evolving with dizzying speed. According…
  • How Did Otto Von Bismarck Hold Key to the 20th Century?
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    How Did Otto Von Bismarck Hold Key to the 20th Century? Although subsequent historical changes removed “Chancellor Otto Von Bismarck” from control of the budding German empire in 1908, his continued control would likely have greatly changed humanity’s most turbulent disaster for the better. As one of history’s greatest geniuses, responsible…
  • Can Globalism/Populism Exist Simultaneously?
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    Can Globalism/Populism Exist Simultaneously? While President Trump rightfully criticized America’s imbalance toward unrestrained globalism in the past 16 years, his cure for rebalancing this unrestrained flow of foreign goods into this country, creating an unacceptable open door to foreign low-cost goods, called for a…
  • What Prompted “Teddy” Roosevelt’s US Expansionism?
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    What Prompted “Teddy” Roosevelt’s US Expansionism? What is little known about President Theodore Roosevelt’s two-term “White House” rule, is his penchant for the expansion of America’s role as a significant world power. Although this Presidential “Great” is primarily remembered for his pre-presidential role of influencing America’s…
  • Will 2017 US Economy End on High Note? PM11
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    Will 2017 US Economy End on High Note?  PM11 With the fourth quarter of the current year reaching its final stages, it seems timely to focus on this first year of the Trump Administration. Although generally disappointing in its overall economic results, there are enough apparent glimmers of hope…
  • Will Fake News Eventually Undermine Broad Communicative Validity?
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    Will Fake News Eventually Undermine Broad Communicative Validity? Although the term “Fake News” did not become a “household expression” until the most recent Presidential political campaign, its ultimate damage is now spreading to all aspects of communication. Although originally focused by radio and print media to undermine the…
  • Why is Filipino “Law and Order” Embraced by Popular Majority?
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    Why is Filipino “Law and Order” Embraced by Popular Majority? Although this Pacific-based multi-island republic generates little worldwide publicity, its 100 million plus occupants, productively engaged in a great variety of agricultural, retail, and manufactured goods, has prospered to a multi-hundred billion dollar level of gross domestic product in its…
  • Why US Populism/Globalism will be kept in Realistic Balance?
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    Why US Populism/Globalism will be kept in Realistic Balance? Despite President Trump’s urgent desire to rebuild America’s manufacturing sector to its previous heights, this populist objective will be restrained by the reality of ongoing economic growth. Unquestionably, this one-time balance of a strong domestic production sector, with less emphasis…
  • Will Economic Urgency Overcome U.S. Political Chaos?
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    Will Economic Urgency Overcome U.S. Political Chaos? As the first nine months of the Trump Administration indicates increasing lags in economic resolution, the combination of “Obama Healthcare overhang” and the urgency of confronting national infrastructure revision, and a reversal of America’s dwindling manufacturing sector, seem to have…