After Trump, are Republicans still the party of business?

Four years of chaos with president Donald Trump at the head of the Republican Party have cast the relationship between American big business and their traditional political home in a new light. The GOP still offers a cozy embrace to high-earning executives and wealthy investors. But what’s good for the boss is not always good […]

China is winning the trade war

The World Trade Organization ruled today that US tariffs on Chinese imports are illegal under global trade rules. The new taxes in question were imposed on Americans by president Donald Trump, ostensibly put in place to combat Chinese efforts to steal intellectual property from US companies through coercive investment pacts, among other tactics. Now, the […]