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Arizona lawmakers voted to add a ballot measure that would make crossing the border from Mexico without authorization a state crime.

Arizona lawmakers add immigration enforcement measure to November ballot

Five months before the November elections, immigration remains a top concern for American voters. Lawmakers in Arizona voted Tuesday, June 4, to give voters a chance to determine how to handle illegal immigration in their state. Come November, people in the Grand Canyon State will vote on a ballot measure that would make it a…

Mexico elected Claudia Sheinbaum as its new president. What are her opinions on the border, immigration and the U.S. government?

Where does Mexico’s new president stand on border, immigration, Trump?

Mexico elected Claudia Sheinbaum as its next president on Sunday, June 2, replacing Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Sheinbaum is from the same political party as López Obrador, so her political ideology and policies will likely mirror what is already in place in Mexico. However, she has also previously spoken about hot topic issues including the…

Edinburgh faces a housing crisis, as Taylor Swift concerts draw 210,000 fans, putting a strain on accommodations for its homeless population.

Why a Taylor Swift concert is inflaming Scotland’s homeless situation

As fans flock to the U.K. for Taylor Swift’s upcoming sold-out concerts, Edinburgh faces a significant housing challenge. The city is dealing with a housing emergency and the surge of Swift’s fans is exacerbating the situation, putting a strain on accommodations for its homeless population. Swift’s Eras Tour, which is the first to gross over…

The Biden administration is coddling Iran to avoid further conflict and bolster his chances for reelection.

Biden’s Iran appeasement is a cynical reelection strategy

Some House Republicans have criticized the Biden administration’s response to the May 20 death of Iran’s president, Ebrahim Raisi, who died in a helicopter crash during a return trip from the Iran-Azerbaijan border. Biden offered his condolences while also acknowledging that the Iranian leader had “blood on his hands.” Watch the video above as Straight…

Coal is unfashionable in advanced economies, but if the global order breaks down, it will thrive on international markets.

Coal will thrive on global market if globalization breaks down

Coal, one of the original key ingredients of the Industrial Revolution, has fallen out of favor in recent decades as new advances have enabled humans to generate cleaner, more efficient and more sustainable energy. Today, coal generates only 16% of American energy, down from 20% in 2022. Watch the video above as Straight Arrow News…

A Washington Post investigation reveals the EU is financing efforts by Tunisia to intercept migrants and leave them stranded in the desert.

EU funding tied to efforts to drop migrants in African desert: Report

Sub-Saharan and other African migrants traveling to Europe face dire consequences when they leave the North African coast. Many who try to make it to the European Union (EU) are being picked up before they make land and dropped off in the desert. According to a new report, EU nations are funding these roundups of…

The Fed vows to keep interest rates restrictive until inflation goes down. But what's left of inflation is largely out of the Fed's control.

How much sway does Fed’s interest rate policy have over residual inflation?

The latest consumer price report released on Wednesday, May 15, showed a slight easing of inflation in April. It was led by lower grocery prices and declining auto prices, both new and used. The Bureau of Labor Statistics said overall consumer prices rose 3.4% on the year and 0.3% on the month, with shelter and…

A record 30% of the world's electricity came from renewable energy sources in 2023, and a global decline in fossil fuel use may follow.

30% of world’s power now comes from renewables, fossil fuels set to decline

A recent report from climate think tank Ember has revealed a record-setting 30% of the world’s electricity was generated from renewable energy sources in 2023. Experts said this milestone now sets the stage for a potential global decline in fossil fuel usage, with projections indicating that this shift could occur as early as 2024. “In…

Both Biden and Trump believe raising tariffs on China is a winning move, especially in battleground states. But is it good for everyone?

Tariffs 101: Is raising tariffs on China a win for Americans?

Regarding tariffs on Chinese goods, 2024 presidential candidates Joe Biden and Donald Trump are more in lockstep than not. Both candidates appear to believe raising tariffs on China is a winning issue in key battleground states. On Tuesday, May 14, President Biden announced additional tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles, solar cells, advanced batteries, and semiconductors.…

New polls show former President Trump leading President Biden in five key battleground states with less than six months until the election.

Poll: Trump leads in 5 of 6 battleground states Biden won in 2020

The 2024 presidential election is nearing and new polls show former President Donald Trump leading President Joe Biden in five of the six key battleground states. The polls — conducted by The New York Times, Siena College and The Philadelphia Inquirer from April 28 to May 9 — reveal that Trump is leading among registered…

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