The UK Foreign Secretary says only hard Brexit can save Britain from “Political Union” in Europe. As if the latter exists!
To Trump, everything in politics – even at the global trade stage – is about him personally and how it affects his business interests.
Don’t blame the French for seeking to pursue French interests and see to it that the French economic model prevails in Europe. But Berlin acts imprudently by accommodating that desire.
Adam Smith was no blind worshipper of the market economy. He pointed to many of the deformations of human behavior that we still deplore today.
Press freedom in South Korea is slipping and public perception of corruption is rising.
South Korea’s $1.4 trillion economy was about 52 times larger than North Korea’s in 2014.
China hopes to shift production from low-wage human labor to robots, as South Korea has done.
Across Asia, governments not only refuse to recognize a quest for cultural, ethnic, national or political rights, but are often willing to suppress them with brutal force.
Why can’t the U.S. follow the example of other, truly democratic nations in limiting the influence that very rich people can have on elections?
Will the EU adopt legislation that would shield European companies from U.S. secondary sanctions targeting non-American entities invested in Iran?