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Aug 6, 2018

Finding the right exit door for Trump

Penney Kome
With the Mueller investigation ongoing and the Manafort trial shaping up, the upcoming midterm elections may well be the most important elections in U.S. history.
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Aug 2, 2018
Photo: Sophia Reuss at Columbus Circle, New York City

Rethinking the possible -- Going home to the U.S.

Victoria Fenner
To stay in Canada or go back home to the US is a question that Americans living in Canada sometimes ask themselves these politically volatile days. Here are one woman's reasons why she went back home.
Blog
Jul 27, 2018
Many kinds of money, banknotes and coins

Donald Trump is neck deep in Putin's swamp

Penney Kome
After Helsinki, it seems clear that money, not compromising material, is likely to be the hold that the Russians have on the U.S. President.
Blog
Jul 12, 2018
Image: Modified from original larger comic by Harry Grant/Public domain license

The power of concentrated wealth vs. working people

Nima Maleki
There's a particular logic of authorized power at play within most societies the world over. Wage, work and union activity are impacted by it, as shown in recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions.
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Jul 10, 2018
Donald Trump speaks to crowd. Photo: Shealah Craighead/The White House/Flickr

America first, America's trade fiasco

Duncan Cameron
By defending the U.S. domestic market against foreign exports -- including those from American-owned companies operating abroad -- Donald Trump has resurrected the Fortress America idea.
Blog
Jul 3, 2018

Je suis Capital Gazette

Penney Kome
Three years after Charlie Hebdo, Trump leads attacks on news media. While Trump furthers his own ends by encouraging distrust of the media, he also raises the risk level for journalists on the job.
Photos
Jul 3, 2018
Dollars in a piggy bank. Photo: OTA Photos/Flickr

Donald Trump and the U.S. piggy bank

Duncan Cameron
World commercial expansion is dependent on payments made in the U.S. dollar, a currency that all nations -- except the U.S. -- have to earn through export surpluses, or go into debt.
Columnists
Jul 3, 2018
Dollars in a piggy bank. Photo: OTA Photos/Flickr

Donald Trump and the U.S. piggy bank

World commercial expansion is dependent on payments made in the U.S. dollar, a currency that all nations -- except the U.S. -- have to earn through export surpluses, or go into debt.

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