Kenia Chavez

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The Fallacy of Income Inequality

Ah, the canard of so-called “income inequality.” The feeling by liberals -- especially American Democrats -- that greedy conservatives are hoarding …

Income inequality today may be higher today than in any other era

A few years ago, economists Peter Lindert and Jeffrey Williamson uncovered a startling fact about the origins of inequality in America.<p>We know, of course, that incomes are highly unequal today. We can trace the rise and fall of the 1 percent back to the early 1900s, when robber barons ruled and Jay …

What Monkeys Can Teach Us About Fairness

Monkeys were taught in an experiment to hand over pebbles in exchange for cucumber slices. They were happy with this deal.<p>Then the researcher randomly offered one monkey — in sight of a second — an even better deal: a grape for a pebble. Monkeys love grapes, so this fellow was thrilled.<p>The …

Monkeys

News for our time

Universities told they must protect freedom of speech

Trump and Congress Can Help Restore Campus Free Speech

Withdraw the Obama Title IX ‘guidance’ and tie federal funds to respect for the First Amendment.<p>The culture of censorship within higher education is now legendary. And although the problem is of long standing, the Obama administration made it worse by giving academic bureaucrats a convenient …

Australia

When Flamethrowers Like Ann Coulter Come to Campus

Free speech has become a contentious issue on college campuses. In an age of inflamed rhetoric — both online and off — a fundamental principle of liberal arts education is being tested in new ways. Right-wing provocateurs like Ann Coulter and Milo Yiannopoulos, and more traditional conservatives …

Heroin use in U.S. reaches "alarming" 20-year high

Heroin use has reached the highest level in 20 years in the United States, according to a new global drug report that calls the trend "alarming."<p>The …

Drug Addiction

Obamacare Poll Results

| All |<p>Last answered<p>Yes<p>14,075,696 votes<p>44%<p>No<p>18,141,726 votes<p>56%<p>Distribution of answers submitted by American voters.<p>4 Yes answers<p>3 No answers<p>0 …

War on ISIS Poll Results

| All |<p>Last answered<p>Yes<p>4,615,758 votes<p>51%<p>No<p>4,419,712 votes<p>49%<p>Distribution of answers submitted by American voters.<p>5 Yes answers<p>5 No answers<p>0 …

In-State Tuition Poll Results

Border Wall Poll Results

3 Yes answers<p>4 No answers<p>0 overlapping answers<p>Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Nov 12, 2016. For users that answer more than …

Paid Sick Leave Poll Results

6 Yes answers<p>3 No answers<p>0 overlapping answers<p>Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Nov 2, 2015. For users that answer more than once …

Paul Ryan defends Trump's order as Democrats fight back - CBS News

Paul Ryan defends Trump's order as Democrats ...

Donald Trump

Former Education Secretary Margaret Spellings' advice to Betsy DeVos - CBS News

Former Education Secretary Margaret Spellings...

Education

White House on defense as travel ban controversy grows - CBS News

White House on defense as travel ban controve...

The White House

The steps of finding refuge

Protesters across U.S. denounce Trump immigration order

<b>NEW YORK</b> -- President Donald Trump’s immigration order sowed more chaos and outrage across the country Sunday, with travelers detained at airports, …

Immigration

Steve Bannon’s own words show sharp break on security issues

Steve Bannon, who has ascended in just months from relative obscurity to become one of President Trump’s most influential advisors, has said that Islam is “the most radical” religion in the world and the U.S. is engaged in a civilizational struggle potentially leading to “a major shooting war in …

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox: 'We're ready for the trade war'

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox challenged U.S. President Donald Trump to go through with his proposal to impose a 20 percent tax on Mexican imports to pay for a controversial wall between the two nations.<p>"Trump has brought back a very strong Mexican spirit and we’re ready for the trade war, …

Chuck Schumer: I'll ask for a repeal vote on 'appalling' travel ban

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer says he'll attempt to repeal President Trump's "appalling" refugee ban by requesting a vote Monday on the Senate floor.<p>"This is a blanket ban. It hurts innocent people and doesn’t stop terrorism. It’s just appalling," Schumer said on TODAY about the …

Dems force vote delay on key Trump Cabinet picks

Congressional tensions flared Tuesday over President Trump’s Cabinet picks – and his executive order on immigration – as Democrats forced delays for committee votes on three major nominees, including attorney general pick Jeff Sessions.<p>Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, …

Trump faces bureaucratic battle in implementing agenda

An acting attorney general who ignores executive orders, a Secret Service agent who won’t risk her life for the President and federal employees tweeting photos of crowds to embarrass the commander in chief: These cases of an anti-Trump bureaucracy could just be the tip of the iceberg looming before …

Sources: Pentagon report finds U.S. did not distort progress against ISIS

<b>WASHINGTON --</b> A Defense Department review delivered to Congress on Tuesday concludes that senior leaders at the U.S. Central Command did not …

National Security

Today in Trump: January 31, 2017

<b>Today in the Trump administration</b><p><b>Supreme Court nominee</b><p>President Trump revealed his Supreme Court nominee in a prime time announcement on Tuesday from …

Donald Trump

US surgeons remove rare facial tumor from Brazilian girl

<b>(CNN) —</b> Doctors in Louisiana removed a rare facial tumor from a Brazilian 3-year-old after her parents took to social media pleading for help.<p>Melyssa Delgado Braga of Sao Paulo is now recovering from the eight-hour surgery, conducted in December.<p>Little Melyssa's journey to the United States began …