The lives of the super rich Doomsday preppers; homeowners should tap into equity says Dudley; also, the NY Fed measuring Americans’ expectations following the election; the long Trump crew on Wall St is doing pretty well; the crusade of Mike Pence; American elegy redux; turning invasive Asian carp into American industry; peak millennial called once more; this is the political satire that finally stops Trump; other stuff.
A tough question hangs over any assessment of a movement labeled populist: How should we understand the difference between populism, and merely a straightforward politics that prioritises the middle class or an aggrieved group of citizens?
Deep, deep roots of patriotism.
The inaugural speech of US President Donald J Trump (yes, it feels as strange for us to write as for you to read) sounded much like the speeches of candidate Donald J Trump, with little detectable change in either substance or in tone.
Trump: inaugurations, hotels, ethics, $100 cocktails you couldn’t pay me to drink; the declining authority of statistics; the efficacy of fake news; how viral WhatsApp hoaxes are India’s own fake news crisis; Citi hit with civil ‘spoofing charges’; Lucas on post-Nato Baltics; an underground pig network in New York.; Adoptly, the Tinder for child adoption; other stuff.