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Economy (page 12)

January 29, 2020 5:21 am

This Too Shall Crash

Before President Trump stakes his reelection on the economy, he should remember the warnings of Professor Hyman Minsky.
Desmond Lachman
January 28, 2020 6:00 am

Trump’s Unkept Fiscal and Spending Promises

He said he would eliminate the debt. Instead, he has raised spending and avoided necessary reforms.
James C. Capretta
January 16, 2020 5:43 am

Boris Johnson’s Brexit Challenge

He seems intent on leading his country toward the worst-case scenario.
Desmond Lachman
January 6, 2020 5:25 am

The 2020 Economy Could Be Bad for Trump… And the Rest of Us

As signs of a global recession threaten the president’s reelection, the administration seems blissfully unaware.
Desmond Lachman
December 23, 2019 5:43 am

Meet the New Trade War, Same as the Old Trade War

The Trump administration threatens tariffs on European goods, because it worked so well with China.
Desmond Lachman
November 12, 2019 5:22 am

Deindustrialization Isn’t (Just) a White Working-Class Problem

Support for struggling communities can transcend our racial divide.
Anuska Jain and Samuel Hammond
November 7, 2019 10:20 am

WeWork, SoftBank, and the Road to Socialism in Four Slides

I know what you’re thinking: Can’t we just let the WeWork thing go?

No. I can’t.

Tech writer Alex Wilhelm…

Jonathan V. Last
October 31, 2019 5:50 am

Does the U.S. Have Ammunition to Fight the Next Recession?

Or will we repeat the mistakes of 2009?
Desmond Lachman
October 23, 2019 5:13 am

WeWork Is Why People Are Open to Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders

My conservative friends often don’t understand why Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have so much purchase in American politics. Why…

Jonathan V. Last
August 23, 2019 12:52 pm

Trump Tweets. The Markets Tank. This Is Totally Normal.

Everything is fine. Just fine. Really.
Andrew Egger