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Im-Politic: The Foreign Governments Funding Think Tank Experts on Trump Tariffs

With the announcement of the Trump tariffs on steel and aluminum – and the prospect of more trade curbs to come – the news organizations on which Americans rely for accurate and impartial information have understandably turned to private sector specialists for facts and analysis. 464 more words


African countries should weigh Chinese loans carefully: Rex Tillerson

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday that African countries should be careful not to forfeit their sovereignty when they accept loans from China, the continent’s biggest trading partner. 92 more words

What Economics Can Teach Us About The Irresponsible Fiscal Policies Pursued by Germany and Singapore

It is always remarkable how much praise Singapore gets from liberal or left-leaning economists who should know better. A few years ago the Nobel laureate, Joseph Stiglitz, held Singapore up as a model of how to achieve economic growth while prioritizing social equity and income equality. 1,044 more words


Opinion - The United States and Turkey should fix their relationship - Brookings

Here’s a strongly recommended read from international think-tank, the Brookings Institute. As I read the article, I thought that once again, US foreign policy… 195 more words


All throughout his campaign and on the day of his inauguration, Trump said that he would “drain the swamp”. His supporters would chant “Drain the swamp” at his political rallies and some may still do that. 498 more words


The most and least millennial places in America

There are lots of stereotypes floating around about US millennials, not the least of which is that they all live in Brooklyn and San Francisco. 617 more words

Janet Yellen Is Out of the Fed. But She's Not Out of a Job

Janet Yellen may have been replaced as Federal Reserve Chair, but she’s not joining the ranks of the unemployed.

On the first weekday since Yellen was replaced by Jerome Powell as Fed chair, she’s assuming a post at the Brookings Institution, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank. 192 more words