In an article published by Inter Press Service (IPS) on August 8, Joseph Chamie — who was once the director of the United Nations Population Division — noted the increasing number of nations worldwide where there is a “demographic turning point” occurring where children in a population become fewer than its elderly.

Once a new president is installed in the White House, how is he or she likely to handle the economy?

Although the historic Brexit vote to leave the EU initially roiled stock markets worldwide, it may well end up benefitting the United States now and down the road.

The economy is still being force-fed a diet of easy money and low interest rates nearly 10 years after the Federal Reserve began its historic onslaught of loose monetary policy — and the economic growth that that is supposed to take place simply is not happening.

Entrepreneur Elon Musk has discovered its easier and more profitable to transfer his companies' risks to the taxpayer than to bear them himself. 

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