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Markets breathed a collective sigh of relief after Emmanuel Macron won the French presidency. But there’s another vote this month that’s just as consequential yet has received far less attention:...

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President Donald J. Trump has called the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) our “worst trade deal.” After flip-flopping between scrapping NAFTA altogether and saying that the agreement only...

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Republicans appear poised to roll back Wall Street regulations passed after the 2008 financial crisis. Democrats argue doing so would be a “monumental mistake.” It’s been framed as a typical fight...

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The Trump administration wants to change the way the government taxes so-called pass-through entities. In a nutshell, the Trump proposal would dramatically lower the rates this category of filers pay....

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A foundation created by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and his wife Pam recently announced it’s giving US$100 million to investigative news outlets and other initiatives, a rare boon for media institutions...

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In 1890, pioneer photojournalist Jacob Riis published a book, “How the Other Half Lives,” portraying the squalid lifestyles of the immigrant groups flooding into the slums of New York City. In “The...

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President Donald Trump recently ordered an air strike on Syria, fueled in part by moral outrage at images of babies being injured and killed by airborne toxins. American babies are under threat as well....

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To justify President Donald Trump’s aim to spend less on social services, Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney declared, “We can’t spend money on programs just because they sound...

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How can we make sense of the economic policy roller-coaster ride of Donald Trump’s first 100 days as president? Trump’s statements soon after taking office made many hope (or fear) that a new form...

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How can we make sense of the economic policy roller-coaster ride of Donald Trump’s first 100 days as president? Trump’s statements soon after taking office made many hope (or fear) that a new form...