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Modern Day Colonialism? United States Government Recognizes Israeli Sovereignty over Illegally Occupied Golan Heights

Introduction With the passing of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA), Congress lowered the federal corporate tax rate to 21%[i] from its previous rate of 35%.[ii]  The initial push for the TCJA was to repatriate some of the untaxed profits in U.S. corporations’ foreign subsidiaries; an estimated amount of $2.8 trillion in 2017.[iii]  Some of the effects…

The Economic Impact of the Taxing Tech

Introduction With the passing of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA), Congress lowered the federal corporate tax rate to 21%[i] from its previous rate of 35%.[ii]  The initial push for the TCJA was to repatriate some of the untaxed profits in U.S. corporations’ foreign subsidiaries; an estimated amount of $2.8 trillion in 2017.[iii]  Some of the effects…

An Abrupt End to U.S. Aid to Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador

On March 29th, 2019, President Donald Trump ordered the State Department to inform Congress of his intention to end foreign aid to Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, frequently referred to as “the Northern Triangle.”[i]  While the President has previously threatened to cut aid to the Northern Triangle, the recent threat is paired with confirmation.[ii]  The State Department confirmed the intention…