Richard Phillips

Richard Phillips is a New York-based international analyst with extensive financial sector experience. [United States]

US Presidential Election: 2020 Is Not 2016

Joe Biden will be vilified more and more by the Trump campaign as the election approaches. But this vilification is likely to be confined to inside the right-wing echo chamber.

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Donald Trump: The Face of the US’s Decline, in Five Epic Failures

COVID 19 has torn the mask off all of the rot that had been festering just below the surface of US politics and society. More and more, the US resembles a developing nation.

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Coronavirus: Information, Misinformation, Disinformation and Outright Lies

In the Trump era, we urgently need to equip ourselves better for the basic requirements of contemporary truth management. Here is your guide for survival in a very contested field.

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The Sad State of US and Global Economic Affairs

If — or is it already when — the current crisis ends with the United States of America fiscally and monetarily bankrupt, the idea of a full-blown depression becomes all too real.

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Does US Stare Into Fiscal Abyss? 8 Pointers

Eight key points explaining why the U.S. fiscal stimulus package could drive the country into bankruptcy.

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Super Tuesday Odds: How Will Sanders Perform?

Instead of a Sanders blowout giving him a near-insurmountable delegate lead and a lock on the nomination, he will now be in a scramble to the convention.

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Trump Vs. the “Deep State”?

The ardent defenders of President Trump’s reckless foreign policy claim that the “deep state” is out to get the President of the United States. Do they have a case?

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The Democrats’ Wrong Choice on Impeachment

Donald Trump’s rap sheet is spectacularly long. The Democrats made a big political mistake not impeaching him for all his offenses.

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US: Building an Alliance for Climate Change Mitigation

A sensible climate plan will marry CO2 reductions aimed at remediating the climate challenge with infrastructure improvements designed to mitigate its impact.

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Long Shot: Marianne Williamson for President!

If Donald J. Trump is darkness, then Marianne Williamson is light.

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