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Trump Wants to Funnel More Income Upward Through His China Trade Deal 20.1.2020 Truthout.com
Trump's trade deal with China is good for people like Bill Gates and companies like Boeing, but not for the rest of ...
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Immigration system will 'put people before passports' - PM 20.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
Boris Johnson says post-Brexit immigration to the UK will become "fairer and more equal".
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Nobel economist: Trump’s economy is an absolute disaster for people and the planet 19.1.2020 Raw Story
It is becoming conventional wisdom that US President Donald Trump will be tough to beat in November, because, whatever reservations about him voters may have, he has been good for the American economy. Nothing could be further from the truth. Neither GDP nor the Dow is a good measure of economic performance. Neither tells us […]
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What has Donald Trump actually achieved on trade? 19.1.2020 BBC: Business
The self-styled 'Tariff Man' uses tariffs for negotiation but how successful has he been?
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With Passage of NAFTA 2.0, Congress Boosts Fossil Fuel Polluters in Mexico 18.1.2020 Truthout.com
With Passage of NAFTA 2.0, Congress Boosts Fossil Fuel Polluters in Mexico
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Former GOP strategist Rick Wilson: ‘Hating’ Trump is the key to winning in 2020 18.1.2020 Raw Story
Rick Wilson has helped countless Republicans win elections over the years as one of the most sought-after GOP media consultants. His work, by his own admission, has contributed to the hyper-partisan, zero-sum political world that we live in today. But that was all B.T., or “Before Trump.” Wilson is now using his mastery of the dark arts […]
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Demand for L.A. office space is healthy and expected to grow 18.1.2020 LA Times: Business

Small companies in the fourth quarter dominated the leasing market, a sign of a well-being in the local economy.

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Private Documents Reveal What Wall Street Really Thinks About Elizabeth Warren 17.1.2020 Mother Jones
A major bank that Elizabeth Warren once sharply criticized has some stark warnings for Wall Street investors about her potential presidency. Warren’s corporate tax plan, according to one memo the bank circulated, would “directly impact corporate earnings.” Her nine-point eligibility test for international trading partners—which requires a commitment to protect religious freedom and labor rights—“would […]
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Fake drugs: How bad is Africa’s counterfeit medicine problem? 17.1.2020 BBC: World
Seven African countries are meeting in Togo to tackle the issue of fake drugs.
China's economic growth hits three-decade low 17.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
The world's second largest economy has seen weak domestic demand amid a trade war with the US.
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Trump Called it: Nets Ignore ‘Major Victory’ With USMCA Trade Deal 17.1.2020 NewsBusters
President Trump was correct in spirit when he predicted, at the Oval Office on Thursday, that “the USMCA will probably be second” as the liberal media would be hyper-focused on his Impeachment trial in the Senate. It was a prediction a little too favorable to the media seeing as ABC, CBS, and NBC completely ignored the Senate’s overwhelming and bipartisan approval of the United States –Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade during their evening ...
Opinion: Trump's weak trade deal with China completely ignores the big picture 17.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Trump will be making a big mistake if he treats this minor trade deal as reason for a closer relationship with Beijing, with its human rights atrocities.

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Former Republican political wizard outlines the key to defeating Trump and his personality cult 17.1.2020 Raw Story
Rick Wilson has helped countless Republicans win elections over the years as one of the most sought-after GOP media consultants. His work, by his own admission, has contributed to the hyper-partisan, zero-sum political world that we live in today. But that was all B.T., or “Before Trump.” Wilson is now using his mastery of the dark arts […]
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Politico: 'Trump Hypes Modest China Deal, Distracting from Impeachment' 16.1.2020 NewsBusters
In what is not really a surprise, Politico is looking at the trade deal with China through the lens of impeachment. According to Anita Kumar on Wednesday, the trade deal, which she labeled as "modest," is merely a distraction from impeachment. In fact, that is exactly what the title of her article says, "Trump hypes modest China deal, distracting from ...
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US-China trade pact President Trump just signed fails to resolve 3 fundamental issues 16.1.2020 Raw Story
U.S. President Donald Trump signed a trade deal with China on Jan. 15 intended as a first phase toward a more comprehensive agreement between the two countries. In exchange for some tariff relief, China promised to buy an additional US$200 billion in American goods and services over the next two years and make structural reforms […]
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CBS, NBC Downplay Trump, China Signing Phase One Trade Deal 16.1.2020 NewsBusters
While House Democrats were busy sanctimoniously walking to the other side of the Capitol to deliver the article of impeachment to the Senate, President Trump was in the White House signing phase one of a trade deal with China, officially beginning the wind-down of the years-long trade war. Despite this positive economic step that would bring relief to many Americans, CBS and NBC saw fit to downplay it and criticize the President’s praise for the ...
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Why is kosher food soaring in popularity? 16.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
Sales of kosher accredited food is booming around the world, with more and more firms getting in on act.
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Column: Trump's China trade deal doesn't even get us back to square one, despite immense cost 16.1.2020 LA Times: Business

President Trump has declared victory in the trade war with China -- but America has paid all the price.

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US and China sign 'phase one' deal 15.1.2020 BBC News - US & Canada
Mr Trump has hailed the deal as a "momentous step", but the majority of tariffs will remain in place.
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Analysis: Technology, not tariffs, could determine the U.S.-China relationship 15.1.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Though it took 18 months, the trade deal the U.S. and China are expected to sign Wednesday can be viewed as the easy part in the bid to repair the relationship between the world's two-biggest economies.

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