The shutdown has exposed Trumponomics for what it is: a disaster | Robert Reich

When the president is proud to close government and proud to slash taxes for the rich, American workers get shaftedOne of the least talked-about consequences of the partial shutdown of the US government – courtesy of Donald “I’m proud to shut down the …

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Trump threatens $200bn import tariffs on China in trade war

President tweets that countries who don’t make ‘fair’ deals with US face higher tariffsDonald Trump has issued China with a renewed threat that he could impose $200bn of import tariffs on Chinese goods arriving in America as part of the escalating trad…

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Trump says impeachment could hurt the boom. But he’s hurting it already

The president’s remarks overlook the fact that his tax cuts and protectionism destabilise the very bull market he boasts aboutImpeach me and the stock market gets it. There were unmistakable echoes of a mob boss in a gangster movie when Donald Trump in…

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