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March 2017

President Trump’s Job Approval

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THE NEW YORK TIMES – President Trump’s job approval is the lowest of any chief executive since Gallup began tracking the initial months of a president’s term in 1953. Mr. Trump’s record-low approval rating is because of high disapproval among…

Is america’s military big enough?

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THE NEW YORK TIMES – President Trump has proposed a $54 billion increase in defense spending, which he said would be “one of the largest increases in national defense spending in American history.” Past administrations have increased military spending, but…

Perception of climate change, in six maps

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THE NEW YORK TIMES – Americans overwhelmingly believe that global warming is happening, and that carbon emissions should be scaled back. But fewer are sure that the changes will harm them personally. New data released by the Yale Program on…

How Trump can influence climate change

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THE NEW YORK TIMES – During the presidential campaign, Donald J. Trump said he would take the United States out of the Paris agreement and get rid of the Clean Power Plan, which the Supreme Court suspended earlier this year.…

Location matters

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THE NEW YORK TIMES – Location matters – enormously. If you’re poor and live in the New York area, it’s better to be in Putnam County than in Manhattan or the Bronx. Not only that, the younger you are when…

What Trump cut in his budget

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WASHINGTON POST – The Trump administration released a preliminary 2018 budget proposal, which details many of the changes the president wants to make to the federal government’s spending. The proposal covers only discretionary, not mandatory, spending. See website

How difficult is Brexit?

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THE GUARDIAN – Leaving the EU without a deal and falling back on WTO rules would mean paying customs duties on British exports to the EU. Guardian calculations put the annual bill at $7.6bn just in tariff costs. Here’s why.…

Where Refugees Come From

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THE NEW YORK TIMES – President Trump signed a new executive order on Monday to ban all refugees from entering the United States for 120 days. The order also cuts the refugee program in half, capping it at 50,000 people…