Eisenhower warned about the power of the military-industrial complex. The warning was not heeded. The result has been wasteful wars with death and destruction. It has also resulted in a very healthy military industry.
The first version of the Republicans’ new health care plan is out. Will it reduce rapidly rising health costs? And will it, as Trump promised, provide lower cost health insurance for all? Not likely.
Many are pretty passive about their pension funds. This is a mistake. Huge fees are being generated and crimes committed in the pension industry. Check the news on yours every month.
Talks to deal with Greek economic problems are going nowhere. The Greek authorities, the other Eurozone countries, and the IMF cannot agree on next steps. It is time to go in a different direction.
Many view China, Russia and the US as the leading global powers. With Trump coming to power, it is worth reviewing this claim and what can be expected going forward.