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Trump Budget Swings Heavy Hammer at Federal Agencies

U.S. President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts affect programs ranging from Meals on Wheels to cancer research as the administration seeks to slash discretionary funding in order to bolster the military.

Your Funding Was Cut . . . Now What?

Nonprofits and small companies across the country could see funding dry up if President Donald Trump’s budget proposed budget goes through. Sustainability strategy consultant Joanne Sonenshine offers some advice.

The American Health Care Act Is Fake Health Care

The GOP-backed American Health Care Act is a budget bill. It is designed to reduce federal expenditures on health care — but it will reduce coverage, increase premiums and leave millions uninsured.

Could Trump’s Border Wall Start a Land Grab in Texas?

Evidence suggests that the Trump Administration will resort to land grab tactics such as eminent domain if necessary in order to build a border wall between Mexico and the U.S. But Texas landowners will be in the administration’s way.

Yesterday’s Tax Document Leak Covered Up a Sinister Executive Order

Yet again, President Trump used the media’s frothiness to direct public conversation away from dark corners he’d prefer to hide. Yesterday’s executive order is a classic example of why we need to pay attention to whatever Trump chooses NOT to tweet about. The E.O. provides the tools for dismantling all of the dearest services and protections our government provides.

Signs Of Bust Behind Ivanka Sales Boom?

The Ivanka fashion brand is reveling in favorable reports after taking a hit attributed to a consumer boycott, but the joy may be short lived.

Tech Companies Continue to Oppose U.S. Travel Ban

Despite the changes to the Donald Trump administration’s travel ban, many in the business community — including technology companies like Airbnb, Lyft, Uber and Mozilla — remain stridently opposed to the policy.