- Making News: Preview of the 2004 G8 Summit
As the UN Security Council prepared to vote on the latest Iraq resolution, President Bush has already voiced pleasure at the likelihood of a unanimous vote that will insure a peaceful, democratic Iraq. The President was speaking in Sea Island, Georgia, where the G8 Summit is under way. Ron Scherer, who is there for the Christian Science Monitor, previews the summit, which will include several representatives from the Middle East.
- Reporter's Notebook: Assessing Reaganomics
Even George H.W. Bush, who later became his vice president, accused Ronald Reagan of -voodoo economics.- Now, his supporters claim that -Reaganomics- produced the biggest economic expansion -in the history of the western world.- So, what about the deficit? We get both sides of an argument that-s by no means over, from the Cato Institute's Stephen Moore, president of the Club for Growth, and Harvard economist Robert Reich, Secretary of Labor during the first Clinton administration.
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Special: ‘Trump Baby’ flies over Big Ben… President Trump flies to Europe this week for meetings with NATO, the Queen and Russia’s President Putin. But the president won’t be the only Trump flying when he lands in the UK. An enormous, orange “Trump baby” balloon, complete with a diaper and cell phone is set to float just above the streets of London, for all to see. What else do British protestors have in store?
On the road to SCOTUS: Politics trumps the law Conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation looks highly likely, but crucial issues won’t go away. The Supreme Court may see cases involving abortion, health care and the limits of presidential power. Can Democrats use upcoming hearings to dramatize what’s at stake--before November’s elections?
Politics and ‘incivility’ One Democrat wants Trump aides confronted in public over separating immigrant families. But her party’s leaders call that “incivility.” The question is: does moderation accomplish real change -- or is it a smokescreen for the status quo? When it comes to achieving racial equality, what’s worked and what hasn’t?
Family migration and the politics of incivility Separating immigrant families at the border may be something new, but the US has never extended the “Good Neighbor Policy” to Central America. Clinton and Bush discouraged newcomers, and Obama was called, “Deporter in Chief.” We’ll provide context ignored in mainstream media coverage.
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