Post Tagged with: "US"

Digital battleground looms large for 2020 US vote

Digital battleground looms large for 2020 US vote

President Donald Trump has been on a social media ad spending spree for his 2020 re-election campaign, but he‘s about to endure a massive digital counterattack. His opponents are rushing in with multimillion dollar efforts to prevent him from dominating the web, even as the rules of the main platforms are in flux. Democratic presidential hopefuls listen to the US […]

by November 21, 2019
Why is US inequality higher than Europe‘s?

Why is US inequality higher than Europe‘s?

Illustration: Luo Xuan/GT Europe‘s political forces are divided between those who regard the EU as promoting unfair, inefficient neoliberal economic policies, and those who see the bloc as key to preserving the relatively equitable and inclusive “European social model.” Yet the recent European Parliament election featured little debate about this model, and generated few ideas for what policymakers should do […]

by November 21, 2019
Pentagon‘s Esper says S.Korea should pay more for American military

Pentagon‘s Esper says S.Korea should pay more for American military

US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and his South Korean counterpart Jeong Kyeong-doo Photo: IC US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper pressed South Korea on Friday to pay more for the cost of stationing US troops in the country and to maintain an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan that Seoul is about to let lapse. Speaking after a high-level defense policy […]

by November 17, 2019
Two killed in California school shooting; teen in custody

Two killed in California school shooting; teen in custody

People effected by the Saugus High School shooting leave candles and flowers during vigil at Central Park in Santa Clarita on Thursday. Photo: IC A teenage boy gunned down fellow students at a California high school on his 16th birthday Thursday, killing two and wounding another three before turning the pistol on himself. The gunman was in “grave” condition, police […]

by November 17, 2019
N.Korea rebuffs US offer of December talks

N.Korea rebuffs US offer of December talks

Photo: IC The Foreign Ministry of on Thursday called for a direct dialogue with the United States at any place and at any time in response to a new US proposal. In a statement carried by the official Korean Central News Agency, Kim Myong-gil, roving ambassador of the Foreign Ministry, said he cannot understand why the US Department of State […]

by November 17, 2019