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For Italy, Trump Represents a ‘Populist’ Opportunity 17.8.2018
The new Italian government is taking comfort in some of Trump’s positions, especially on migration, trade and Russia, says Andrew Spannaus. By Andrew Spannaus in Milan Special to Consortium News During the 2016 United States election campaign, most of Italy’s…Read more →
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NDA’s in the Trump White House 15.8.2018 The Moderate Voice

One of the few redeeming aspects of the tawdry Omarosa-Trump drama is the revealing role played by Non-Disclosure Agreements in the Trump White House. Josh Marshall comments on Talking Points Memo. If there’s nothing else we’ve learned in recent months it is that if Trump is paranoid about being betrayed by his top operatives, he […]

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Donald Trump, Gunrunner for Hire 14.8.2018
Trump’s proposal to make it easier for global gunrunners to operate from the US has been met with jubilation by the NRA.

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What's in your shopping cart? A battleground for global trade 14.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
As a trade war brews between the U.S. and its major trading partners, we looked into the carts of back-to-school shoppers to see how global trade might show up in their baskets
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Trump & Putin Have Failed Miserably In Trying To Bring The U.S. & Russia Closer 13.8.2018 The Moderate Voice

It makes sense, in a Burn-in-Hell sort of way, that Donald Trump’s admiration for Vladimir Putin is more of a fawning obsequiousness. The two men could not be more different in background, but are remarkably similar as classic bullies and amoral narcissists for whom power and money are holy grails. While Putin by dint of […]

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Trump backs Harley-Davidson boycott in tariff row 12.8.2018 BBC News - US & Canada
The US president says it's "great" that many Harley-Davidson owners plan to boycott the firm.
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From mills to manufacturers, steel tariffs produce winners and losers 11.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
President Donald Trump boasts that his trade policies are bringing back the steel industry, but corporate earnings reports suggest they're also hurting the bottom line at some manufacturing companies.
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Grain prices tumble after new crop report predicts another big harvest 11.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Near record harvests are predicted as corn and soybean markets are at or below break even prices for most farmers.
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Japan's economy rebounds in the second quarter 10.8.2018 BBC: Business
The economy grew at a faster pace than expected in the second quarter of the year, figures show.
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EPA's Asbestos Decision Benefits Russian Manufacturer 10.8.2018 Crooks Liars
"If we didn't remove incredibly powerful fire retardant asbestos & replace it with junk that doesn't work," Donald Trump tweeted in 2012, "the World Trade Center would never have burned down." Meanwhile, class action lawsuits and other legal proceedings march on against asbestos manufacturers, because we all understand that asbestos is a cancer-causing, lung diseasing agent which has caused the deaths of far too many Americans. Nevertheless, the EPA is determined to go forward with rules intended to allow asbestos to be used in manufacturing again. Vox: The US Environmental Protection Agency tried for a total ban in the late 1980s, but manufacturers sued and a federal court blocked the agency . These days, asbestos is still allowed in a few products including brake pads, roof coatings, floor tiles, and clothing . Now the mineral has a champion in the White House, and at least one (Russian) producer is quite pleased with what President Trump is aiming to do for ...
Get Ready For An Expansion Of Trump’s Economically Ignorant Trade War With China 9.8.2018 Outside the Beltway
President Trump appears to be ready to expand his ignorant, counterproductive trade war with China.
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Is Turkey heading for an economic crisis? 9.8.2018 BBC: Business
A weak currency, high borrowing, and falling share prices point to long-term economic problems for Turkey.
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'It was attempted homicide' 9.8.2018 BBC: Business
A key reason for Trump's tariffs on China's exports is anger at the theft of US company secrets, but will the Chinese now clean up their act?
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Neoliberal Fascism and the Echoes of History 8.8.2018
The nightmares that have shaped the past and await return are poised to wreak havoc on us again.

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Farmers' feelings on tariffs mixed at Farmfest 8.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The annual trade show in southwest Minnesota attracts more than 30,000 visitors, and this year many of them are wondering about the trade war brought on by import tariffs from the Trump administration.
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Trump going ahead with taxes on $16 billion in Chinese imports 8.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Customs officials will begin collecting the border tax Aug. 23, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative says. The list is heavy on industrial products such as steam turbines and iron girders.
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Trump Digs Himself Into Deeper Trouble — and His Voters Are Finally Noticing 7.8.2018
Maybe it’s true that no one thing can destroy Trump. But immigration, Russia and trade are hurting him badly.

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IQ2 debate: 'Globalization has undermined America's working class' 7.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Debaters argue both for and against the idea that globalization is to blame for the struggles of America's middle class.
Trump Reimposes Sanctions On Iran Previously Lifted Pursuant To Nuclear Deal 6.8.2018 Outside the Beltway
The Trump Administration has taken the latest step in a process that began in May with the withdrawal from the JCPOA. Where it takes us is anybody's guess, but the probability of something going wrong is quite high.
US to fully enforce reimposed Iran nuclear sanctions 6.8.2018 BBC News - US & Canada
President Trump says those who breach the nuclear-related sanctions risk "severe consequences".
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