John Whitworth

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NAFTA and other trade deals have not gutted American manufacturing — period

Politically speaking, there was no debate on United States international trade agreements in 2016: All politicians seeking to win a national election, or even to create a party-spanning political coalition, agree that our trade agreements are bad things.<p>From the left, we had Democratic presidential …

Globalization

Diane Hendricks, Liz Uihlein to raise funds for Trump

May 24, 2016<p>SHARE<p>By of the Journal Sentinel<p>May 24, 2016 0<p>Two of Gov. Scott Walker's top financial contributors were named Tuesday by Republican …

At least 7 injured in NYC explosion

NEW YORK — A New York City fire chief died and at least 12 others were injured, including police officers, when a suspected gas explosion destroyed a Bronx home suspected as a marijuana-growing site and rocked the surrounding neighborhood early Tuesday, city officials said.<p>A person of interest was …

New York City

The 10 most memorable moments of the presidential debate

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump wasted little time going for each other's jugulars Monday, each stampeding over the other's talking points as their intensely anticipated first debate began. Each candidate knows that the perception of their performance — from their command of policy issues and …

Donald Trump

savoir faire

Why You Should Take A Deep Breath Before Reading The Latest Trump-Clinton Polls

Hooray! It's that time of election season again, when (depending on whom you support) every single poll is cause for either panic or triumphantly punching the air.<p>Election Day, by the way, is Nov. 8. That's almost half a year more of hyperventilation over polls.<p>That sounds exhausting.<p>But to be …

Government

The Burgerizza: A huge bacon cheeseburger between two pizzas

Of all the over-the-top ballpark concessions making their 2016 MLB Opening Day debuts, the Burgerizza at Turner Field in Atlanta has generated the most media buzz thus far. It’s not hard to see why, as it contains basic college food groups and is bigger than the average human head. Billed as 20 …

Food

How Ronald Reagan's Gun Fantasies Have Become America's Nightmare

This past June, pulp novelist Brad Meltzer revealed that, while he was touring Secret Service headquarters for research on a White House thriller, …

American capitalism has failed us: We’re overworked, underemployed and more powerless than ever before

Denmark, Norway and Sweden are all thriving under democratic socialism. Why is it so difficult for us to embrace?<p>[<i>This is a joint</i> TomDispatch<i>/</i>Nation <i>article and appears in print in slightly shortened form in the new issue of the</i> Nation <i>magazine</i>.]<p>Some years ago, I faced up to the futility of reporting …

GOP campaigns fail to unite around debate demands

The push to seize negotiating power from the RNC is rapidly losing ground.<p>The push among Republican campaigns to take greater control of debate negotiations collapsed on Tuesday, as candidates split over whether to sign a letter to TV networks outlining their demands for future debates.<p>The biggest …

Government

iPhone photo by @stephenwilkes: These winding branches could have been creepy enough on their own! A spooky surprise on my walk this morning. Happy Halloween! #iphoneonly #skeleton #Halloween #HappyHalloween #fall #scary

Booo! Happy Halloween! Artist and baker, Christine McConnell took her holiday decorating to the next level. Using some paint and other materials she was able to bring her house to life with #spooky eyes and teeth. Click the link in our profile for more on this unearthly home renovation. #Halloween #Art (Image: Christine McConnell/Imgur)

Palestinian mother dies after attack that claimed husband, baby

<b>Jerusalem (CNN) —</b> A Palestinian mother severely burned in an arson attack that claimed the lives of her husband and toddler has died of her injuries, a family member said Sunday -- leaving the family's 4-year-old son as the only survivor.<p>Reham Dawabsheh had been in critical condition since the July …

Israel

Do humans stand a chance in Earth’s sixth mass extinction?

Scientists recently suggested that the Earth’s sixth mass extinction has begun. As terrifying as that sounds, surely humans are too smart and too important to get wiped out? Paleontologists have long tried to shed light on this question by looking for general rules that might predict the survival …

Paleontology