The US’s record low poverty in 2019 is too good to be true

The US Census bureau today reported a slew of economic improvements for Americans in 2019. Last year’s strong economy led to the lowest poverty rate since 1959—10.5% compared to 11.8% in 2018. Real median household income, meanwhile, grew by 6.8% to $68,700. The increases were even higher for foreign-born households (8.5%), women (7.8%), and Asian […]

Bob Woodward’s book proves Americans still want to read about Trump

Rage, Bob Woodward’s newest book, was already at the top of Amazon’s bestseller list days before Americans learned about its explosive contents. The controversy it has generated since details from the book were first published this week will likely fuel more sales. Woodward, who based Rage on 18 on-the-record interviews with Donald Trump, has been criticized […]