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Jun 29 2019
Mexico Announces Plan to Employ 40,000 Migrants
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has announced a plan to employ 40,000 Central American migrants in factory jobs as they await results from their United States asylum cases.
Mexico has seen an influx of migrants traveling north from Central American countries to the United States. Some say this move by Obrador will aid labor shortages along the Mexican side of the US-Reuters Washington Examiner Associated Press
Jul 30 2019
Stock Market Falls as Trump Criticizes China
The stock market took a dive after President Donald Trump blasted China on Twitter Tuesday. President Trump mentioned that the Chinese government has not been buying American agricultural products, and is unwilling to make concessions during negotiations.
Many left-leaning media outlets reported with skepticism on the deal, with some suggesting any new deal with China should be madeMarketWatch Washington Post Bloomberg
Sep 20 2018
Kavanaugh Sexual Assault Allegations Reignite #MeToo DebateSenators have officially delayed the confirmation vote for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh amid the sexual assault allegations against him, reigniting debate over the merits of the #MeToo movement. Some contend the 36-year-old accusation is unsubstantiated and politically motivated, meant to derail the conservative judge from taking a place on the high court. Others say it must be fully John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Mar 11 2022
Biden Says US Will Move to End Normal Trade Relations With Russia, Ban More Imports
President Joe Biden said Friday that the U.S. and allies will move to revoke Russia's "most favored nation" trade status and end normal trade relations with the country amid its invasion of Ukraine.
In the announcement, Biden said Russian President Vladimir Putin "must pay the price" and "cannot pursue a war that threatens the very foundations of international peace and stability, andAxios CBS News (Online) The Epoch Times
Oct 04 2018
U.S. and Canada Reach New Trade Pact to Supersede NAFTAThe U.S. and Canada on Sunday reached a new trilateral trade deal with Mexico which will supersede the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Supporters of the revised pact, known as the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), have characterized it as a win for free trade, while detractors have said it will merely fix problems that President Trump created prior to the contentious John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
May 14 2015
Story of the Week: Trade DealEarlier this week Obama's own party resisted his lobbying for a major trade bill, but on Wednesday Senate leaders said they had forged a deal to move forward with the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Trade Promotion Authority (TPA). Will this bill ultimately be considered a bipartisan success that benefits Americans or something harmful to the economy, jobs, and US citizens? Or, is the answer John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Dec 06 2018
George H. W. Bush Dies, Leaving Legacy of CivilityGeorge H. W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States, died on Friday evening. Tributes have lauded his public devotion to his family and his accomplishments as a leader, such as signing the Americans with Disabilities Act into law and his success in helping end the Cold War. Critics have mainly taken issue with his racial politics and his response to the AIDS crisis. Many praised the John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Jun 06 2019
Story of the Week: Virginia Beach Shooting Reinvigorates Gun DebateTwelve people were killed and four injured on Friday in a mass shooting at a government building in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The spree reinvigorated the debate around firearm ownership, with a particular focus on gun silencers, which the shooter used to carry out the attack. In the wake of the tragedy, some argued for increased restrictions around gun use, while others questioned if further AllSides Staff
May 24 2019
Story of the Week: Calls for Trump Impeachment GrowCalls for President Trump's impeachment are growing among House Democrats with the addition of Rep. Justin Amash, the first Republican congressperson to signal support for the move. Although the Mueller report did not find evidence of Trump-Russia collusion during the 2016 campaign, some say that his findings show that Trump obstructed justice, as the report alleges that the president attempted AllSides Staff
Jan 25 2018