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Senator Mitch McConnell says tariffs hurt — urges trade progress 18.10.2018 Raw Story

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday prodded President Donald Trump’s administration to quickly resolve festering trade disputes particularly with China, saying tariffs imposed by other countries in response to Trump’s trade policies are starting to pinch the “red hot” U.S. economy....

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Marijuana Legalization Takes Effect In Canada 18.10.2018 Outside the Beltway
Marijuana is now legal in Canada, and many people are watching the country to see how it adjusts to this change.
Trump launches process to quit 144-year-old postal treaty 17.10.2018 BBC: Business
The White House says the 144 year old arrangement gives Chinese firms an 'unfair' advantage.
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Free trade isn’t dead yet – despite Trump’s threats to the system that upholds it 17.10.2018 Raw Story

The rules-based world order, which has been the scaffolding supporting the global economy since World War II, appears to be in serious jeopardy. And, judging by the number of eulogies published in recent months, it would be easy to conclude that this system of international cooperation on trade and ...

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News Daily: Canada legalises cannabis, and low hopes as Brexit summit starts 17.10.2018 BBC: Front Page
Your morning briefing for 17 October 2018.
US moves to negotiate trade deals with Japan, UK, EU 17.10.2018 BBC: World
The US wants to negotiate three separate trade deals, but talks with the UK would start after Brexit.
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Netflix surges on strong subscriber growth 17.10.2018 BBC News - US & Canada
The firm added nearly seven million subscribers in the quarter against a forecast of five million.
US Senate will not vote on new North America trade pact in 2018: Mitch McConnell 16.10.2018 Raw Story

The U.S. Senate’s top Republican said on Tuesday that senators will not vote to approve a revised North American trade pact in 2018, leaving the issue to the next Congress. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told Bloomberg Television that the Senate will not have time to take up the new United S...

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Here’s why this ex-Republican left the party – and now thinks the GOP needs to be reduced to smoldering rubble 16.10.2018 Raw Story

The Republican Party is no longer a “conservative” organization. Donald Trump has given Republicans and other movement conservatives permission to surrender to their worst temptations and excesses. Rather than embracing some concept of responsible tradition and being averse to change, th...

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‘Cockroaches’: NYT’s Krugman puts Trump and rich pals on blast for destroying the planet in search of increased profits 16.10.2018 Raw Story

In a scathing column for the New York Times, Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman ripped into President Donald Trump and his rich enablers for greedily lining their pockets as they destroy the planet. At issue, Krugman explains, is their insistence that climate change is a myth — which d...

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Will Trump’s Policies Wreak Havoc on the US and Global Economies? 16.10.2018 Truthout.com
Economics professor Gerald Epstein explains why Trump's economic policies will ultimately be extremely disruptive.

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Reality Check: What business does the UK do with Saudi Arabia? 15.10.2018 BBC: Front Page
Trade links between the UK and Saudi Arabia have increased over the last decade.
Mounir al-Motassadek: Germany releases 9/11 accomplice 15.10.2018 BBC News - US & Canada
Mounir al-Motassadek is deported to Morocco after 15 years in prison for his part in 9/11.
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Trump’s Trade Chickens Coming Home To Roost 15.10.2018 Outside the Beltway
After nearly a year, Trump's trade policies are having their inevitable negative impact inside the United States.
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Melania Trump’s pith helmet is not just a hat 15.10.2018 Raw Story

Sometimes a hat is just a hat. But not when it’s a pith helmet worn by a white politician visiting Africa. Pith helmets are relics of colonialism and its big game hunting tradition. So why would Melania Trump wear one? On a solo tour of Africa, the United States first lady stopped in Ghana, Kenya, M...

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Jamal Khashoggi case: Saudis defy 'threats' over missing writer 14.10.2018 BBC: Front Page
Saudi Arabia will respond to any political or economic actions, a source tells state media.
An unhinged crackpot leads the world’s only mega-power — and now the wheels are coming off 14.10.2018 Raw Story

Welcome to another edition of What Fresh Hell?, Raw Story’s roundup of news items that might have become controversies under another regime, but got buried – or were at least under-appreciated – due to the daily firehose of political pratfalls, unhinged tweet storms and other sundry embarrassments c...

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It’s Time to Write Women Back into Labor History 13.10.2018 Truthout.com
Union women are leading labor forward.

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The economy is crushing it – just like in 2008! 13.10.2018 The Moderate Voice

After the Dow Jones industrials plunged 832 points on Wednesday, Larry Kudlow, President Trump’s chief economic adviser, walked up the White House driveway and proclaimed that there was no cause for concern. Not about the stock market, or turmoil in China’s economy, or American casualties of Trump’s trade fights, or the president’s attempt to bully […]

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Here’s how Trump’s reckless ‘America First’ policies are going to devastate US consumers 13.10.2018 Raw Story

Glance through the business section of any major media outlet, and there is apparently good news to start the autumn: The Bureau of Labor’s September numbers showed measured unemployment hitting a multi-decade low of 3.7 percent. The U.S. secured a revised trade agreement with Canada and Mexico. And...

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