Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
Fresh off an Asia trip where he showed surprising deference to dictators, Trump looks ready to start a renewed assault on critics at home.
When companies do business in a regulatory vacuum, they make their own rules. And from the U.S. to Zambia, many governments are only too happy to let them.
The UK's Conservative government is weak, the Labor Party is rising, and EU members are out for blood.
The only immigration "crisis" is the cascading assault on civil liberties — and human rights — by racists and immigration restrictionists.
The evidence is in: The "adults in the room" at the White House have enabled Trump's worst impulses, not checked them.
Ireland is a small player, but it has much to teach its neighbors now suffering extremism, division, and debt.
If any other public agency had blown hundreds of billions of dollars, Congress would hold hearings. If it's the Pentagon, it gets $80 billion more.
From Catalonia to Kurdistan, long simmering regions are clamoring for their own states. But what good is being a state anymore?
Four years ago, the U.S. and the UK signed a landmark treaty to restrict the sale of arms to rights abusers. So why are they still profiting off the atrocities in Yemen?
If Trump succeeds in ramping up military spending and gutting everything else, we’ll be left with a bunch of nukes and an underfunded state — and no one but China to keep us afloat.