Presidents are expected to keep quiet about whatever the Federal Reserve does. But Donald Trump has become famous for upending supposedly sacrosanct protocols.

Thanks to increasing production in the Permian Basin in West Texas, Texas is set to pass Iraq and Iran to become the world’s third-largest producer of oil by next year.

The number of Americans on food stamps has dropped significantly, according to Bloomberg News.

The United States has entered a new Gilded Age. Funny thing is, most of the “gilded few” in the top one percent live in blue states that cast their electoral votes for Hillary Clinton.

Chicago is about to test an idea whose time, depending on who you talk to, might or might not have come: universal basic income.

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