Category Archive: americas

Two Years On, Tax Cuts Continue Boosting the United States Economy

December 22 marks 2 years since President Donald J. Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). TCJA’s pro-growth reforms of individual and corporate taxes were the largest tax cut in United… Continue reading

Hong Kong: A different kind of Cold War

Former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger believes the US-China rivalry has entered dangerous waters. America and China are in “the foothills of a Cold War,” Henry Kissinger told a Bloomberg News conference… Continue reading

Billionaire David McCourt Is Rethinking Entrepreneurship

Here’s Why You Should Listen: The world is rapidly changing. Business. Media. Politics. Technology. Environment. Demographics. All aspects of our lives—personal and professional—are shifting. According to Irish-American entrepreneur David McCourt, to succeed in these… Continue reading

La OMS alertó de que un virus similar a la gripe podría matar a 80 millones de personas en solo 36 horas

Un informe que emitirá el organismo este mes y del que se conocieron resultados preliminares advirtió que “el mundo no está preparado para una pandemia” y que la amenaza de que un patógeno… Continue reading

UN General Assembly’s High-Level Week to focus on climate, sustainable development

In English: “I told leaders not to come with fancy speeches, but with concrete commitments,” Guterres said UN, September 18. /TASS/. Climate change and the sustainable development agenda for the upcoming decade will… Continue reading

JAVIER BARDEM TAKES OVER TIMES SQUARE TO DEMAND OCEAN PROTECTIONS

James Bond actor Javier Bardem has taken to the streets of New York’s Times Square to demand greater protection for the world’s oceans ahead of a meeting with the United Nations. The Oscar… Continue reading

Robert Downey Jr. Announces Project To Clean Up The Environment Using Robotics At Amazon’s AI Conference

Actor Robert Downey Jr. announced a new project called The Footprint Coalition to clean up the planet using advanced technologies at Amazon’s re:MARS conference in Las Vegas on Tuesday evening. “Between robotics and… Continue reading

Ambitious ‘Green New Deal’ Will Have Huge Impact On New York City Real Estate

The New York City real estate market is expected to take a hit as the result of ambitious legislation designed to push back against climate change, which includes requiring the owners of residential and commercial… Continue reading

Trump administration accuses Chinese officials of ‘reneging’ on commitments in trade talks

Senior U.S. officials accused Beijing on Monday of reneging on commitments it had agreed to during negotiations for a comprehensive trade deal and vowed that punishing tariffs on Chinese imports would more than double Friday.… Continue reading