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Editor’s note: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump delivered an economic policy speech on August 8 in Detroit that called for aggressive sanctions against U.S. trading partners, a rollback...

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Out of the economic maelstrom of the last decade, Donald Trump has emerged as the improbable, and self-proclaimed, champion of American workers. And that’s despite the fact that Trump has failed to...

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Political polarization today is greater than it’s been in recent history – at least since the 1970s. To see that, one need only look at the current U.S. presidential election. And whatever your political...

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Americans clearly love their museums, particularly in the summer months. In fact, museum attendance is estimated at about 850 million visits a year, significantly more than all the major league sporting...

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On the eve of the Rio Olympic Games, host Brazil is struggling through one of the deepest crises in its history. It wasn’t supposed to be this way. In 2009, when the 2016 Games were awarded to Rio de...

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People interact with their family, friends and coworkers on a daily basis, both through online social networks and in real life. The effects of such social interactions on economic and financial decision...

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The failed July 15 coup in Turkey has prompted a tsunami of responses by the government that is likely to have a lasting impact on all aspects of politics and society, including the economy. The initial...

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From the U.K.’s Brexit vote to the U.S. presidential race, a handful of campaigns and elections around the world dominate news cycle after news cycle. One election that has gotten less attention than...

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Hillary Clinton and many of her fellow Democrats meeting in Philadelphia hope to show the party unity arguably lacking when the Republicans gathered in Cleveland. A sticking point to a unified Democratic...

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Populism has become a defining feature of the political landscape on both sides of the Atlantic. And populists succeed by “instilling fear of various real or imagined dangers.” In the U.K., those...