Category: Economy

  • Elon Musk: Visionary Pushing Boundaries of Innovation

    Elon Musk is a name synonymous with innovation, entrepreneurship, and pushing the boundaries of what is possible. Born in South Africa in 1971, Musk has become one of the most influential figures in technology and business, with a portfolio of companies that are reshaping industries and challenging traditional thinking. Musk’s entrepreneurial journey began with Zip2,…

  • China in 2024: Navigating Challenges and Embracing Opportunities

    As one of the world’s largest and most influential nations, China plays a pivotal role in shaping global politics, economics, and culture. In 2024, the country finds itself at a critical juncture, facing a myriad of challenges while also pursuing ambitious goals for growth and development. Let’s take a closer look at the key factors…

  • Complexities of US & China Relations

    One of the defining features of U.S.-China relations is their deep economic interdependence. China is a major trading partner for the United States, with a significant portion of U.S. imports coming from China. At the same time, the United States is a key market for Chinese exports. This economic interconnection has created a complex web…

  • Presidential Race in United States

    The 2024 election is still more than a year away, but the candidates are already preparing for their campaigns. On the Democratic side, President Joe Biden is expected to run for re-election, but he may face some challenges from other candidates, such as Vice President Kamala Harris, Senator Bernie Sanders, or former Mayor Pete Buttigieg.…

  • Far-right Republicans draft short-term funding bill

    A group of House Republicans, led by Rep. Chip Roy of Texas, unveiled a short-term spending bill on Wednesday that would keep the government open until Oct. 31 and avoid a debt default. However, the bill faces opposition from both Democrats and some Republicans, who object to its provisions that would ban vaccine mandates, defund…

  • Republicans release short-term bill to avert shutdown until Oct. 31

    With less than two weeks before the federal government runs out of money, House Republicans unveiled a stopgap funding bill on Tuesday that would keep the government open until Oct. 31. The bill, which was drafted by a group of far-right and centrist Republicans, also includes provisions to suspend the debt limit until Dec. 16…

  • Shutdown Showdown

    One of the most pressing issues facing Congress was the looming threat of a government shutdown, which would occur if lawmakers failed to pass a spending bill by September 30. The House of Representatives, controlled by Democrats, passed a bill that would fund the government until December 3 and also raise the debt ceiling, which…

  • UAW further strikes GM

    The United Auto Workers union launched a nationwide strike against General Motors, demanding better wages, benefits, and job security for its members. The strike affects about 50,000 workers and could cost GM millions of dollars per day.

  • Republicans unveil new plan to avert shutdown

    With less than two weeks before the government runs out of money, House Republicans have released a short-term bill that would fund the government until Oct. 31. However, the bill faces opposition from Democrats, who want to raise the debt ceiling and pass a $3.5 trillion social spending package. It’s not even clear that the…