Category: The Economy

Failed American Leadership is Isolating Taiwan

Last summer when the Democratic National Convention seemed to be overwhelmed by protesters carrying anti-TPP signs, leaders in Taiwan were thinking seriously about what steps and maneuvers they’d need to make into order to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership. It was…

Mulvaney Lays GOP Budget Ideology Bare

President Trump’s budget director Mick Mulvaney was unusually blunt during an interview on CNBC. As Jonathan Chait notes, Republicans usually make some effort to justify tax cuts for the wealthy, for example by denying that they will cause the deficit…