Richard Phillips

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

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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The Summer of 2019

In terms of economic contentedness, the summer of 2019 in the U.S. and globally had an eerie feeling of the summer of 1913.

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Nancy Pelosi’s Hamlet Moment

For House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, it comes down to this: “To Impeach or not to impeach. That is the question.”

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Enter Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Socialist

When Ocasio-Cortez calls for “Medicare for All,” the right calls her a socialist. But a large segment of the US electorate may be ready for a bit of socialism.

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The Four Layers of Trump Disapproval

In the U.S., there is no one left who has not formed an opinion on Donald Trump. That’s a problem for Republicans in 2020.

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Trump as the Kremlin’s Tool: The Logical Proof

Whether intentional or not, Donald Trump serves the Kremlin’s interests — from NATO to the global economy and the Middle East to democracy.

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American People to Trump: What’s Goin’ on in the Markets?

What makes this particular market correction so spooky is that, unlike in 2008, no single reason has yet been identified as causing the downturn.

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