Trump’s $200 billion mistake

If there’s something worse than a U.S. president with no economic ideas, it’s got to be a president with just a single economic idea. Lookin’ at you, President Trump. Trump has one really big, all-encompassing idea, and he’s had it for decades: Global trade has been terrible for America. But then Trump compounds the error: […]

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OPEC Confident Global Oil Demand Will Stay Strong

Authored by Tsvetana Paraskova via OilPrice.com, An OPEC technical panel has found that global oil demand is on pace to stay strong in the second half of this year, suggesting that the oil market could comfortably absorb a production increase without sending oil prices plummeting, Reuters reported on Tuesday, citing three OPEC sources. A technical […]

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“Italy Is Collapsing…And 5 Star Is Our Last Hope”: How Young Italians Fueled A Populist Uprising

Unlike in the US, where President Trump relies on older Americans for his base of support, more than half (53%) of Italians under 35 voted for one of the two anti-establishment parties that triumphed in Italy’s March election. Their enthusiastic support explains the outpouring of anger directed at technocratic Italian President Sergio Mattarella, who called […]

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Separating Children From Their Families Is Nothing New, US Has Been Doing It For Decades

Authored by Darius Shahtahmasebi, op-ed via RT.com, Outrage over the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy appears to have little to do with genuine concerns over human-rights abuses committed by the US government on a routine basis. The Trump administration’s Stephen Miller-inspired immigration policy of coercively tearing children from their parents is rightly receiving a […]

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