General Motors warns Trump: tariffs could lead to ‘smaller GM’ and fewer jobs
July 6, 2018

Car giant, which employs 18,000 people worldwide, follows Harley-Davidson in warning Trump that tariffs policy is mistake

General Motors warned on Friday that expansive US tariffs on imported vehicles being considered by the Trump administration could lead to a smaller Continue reading

Canada and America are cousins. We don’t stab each other in the back | Margaret MacMillan
June 18, 2018

It is not just the centuries-long relationship that the president is wrecking it is an international order of democracies, writes author and professor Margaret MacMillan

What has just happened to Canada?

Bewilderment. Fear. Anger. Hurt. Canadians today are struggling Continue reading

New US ambassador to Germany under fire for rightwing support
June 16, 2018

Politicians accuse Richard Grenell of breaching protocol over interview with Breitbart

German politicians have criticised Donald Trumps new ambassador to Germany after he said he wanted to empower anti-establishment rightwing forces throughout Europe.

In an interview with the far-right news Continue reading

Iran deal: prominent backer says he was warned of Trump bid to discredit him
May 14, 2018

New details about dirty ops campaign, first revealed by the Observer, emerge as Trump pledges decision on Iran nuclear deal this week

A prominent Iranian-American supporter of the Iran nuclear deal says he was warned by US intelligence during the Continue reading

Deja vu? It’s looking like 1987 again for the US economy
February 25, 2018

Weak dollar, rising inflation, recession memories fading, new hand at the Fed and meltdown?

Deja vu? It’s looking like 1987 again for the US economy

Weak dollar, rising inflation, recession memories fading, new hand at Continue reading