Wednesday, 17 January , 2018

US Economic Policy

Trump, Macron: same fight

By Thomas Piketty It is customary to contrast Trump and Macron: on one hand the vulgar American businessman with his xenophobic tweets and global warming...

A Global Tax Counter-Revolution

By  Dimitris Konstantakopoulos Many people around the globe treat Trump essentially as a clown (they are often those who called upon us to take him...

Chancellor Philip Hammond attacks Donald Trump’s tax cuts

The Chancellor is joining other European finance ministers in expressing concerns about the US President's plans. By Jon Craig Philip Hammond has risked a new row...

Trump: Everything for the rich!

Senate Republicans Pass Sweeping Tax Bill By JIM TANKERSLEY, THOMAS KAPLAN and ALAN RAPPEPORT WASHINGTON — The Senate passed the most sweeping tax rewrite in decades early...

Steve Bannon’s Apocalyptic ‘Unravelling’

From the Archive: Ousted White House strategist Steve Bannon was a perplexing mix of populist, operative and opportunist, but his political theories crossed into...

The Political Economy of Obama/Trump | by Richard D. Wolff

US capitalism is again careening down blind alleys. Earlier it had crashed into the Great Depression from 1929 to 1933 before lurching into the...

Wall Street, media celebrate Trump’s address to Congress

  By Patrick Martin Original posted: 2 March 2017 Wall Street celebrated Donald Trump’s Tuesday speech to a joint session of Congress—in which he promised massive tax...

Rethinking trade policy and protectionism in the Trump era

What kind of trade policy will the United States have under President Donald Trump? This is a hot issue, as Trump has made unorthodox pronouncements on trade issues during and after the election campaign. If he acts on even some of the positions he took, it will create a sea change in trade policy in the US and possibly the world.

Etats-Unis : pourquoi Donald Trump mise tout sur la finance dérégulée

En faisant de la dérégulation financière et de son complément les baisses d'impôts sa priorité, le nouveau président des Etats-Unis veut doper rapidement la croissance. Mais c'est un jeu risqué qui pourrait préparer la prochaine crise en oubliant de régler les questions essentielles des inégalités sociales et territoriales et de la baisse de la productivité.