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Economics North America

The potentially problematic nature of Trump’s tax plan

Upon closer examination of Trump’s recently released tax proposal, certain groups will benefit, while others may suffer economic harm.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Trump’s inauguration. May’s Brexit plans. ECB meeting. All in The Week Ahead.

Economics North America

Consumer protection and China in Trump’s cross hairs

America’s Bilateral Investment Treaty with China and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau face considerable risks from a Trump presidency.

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Super Tuesday 2.0 looms. Argentine Congress ends creditor saga. Chinese Premier delivers press conference. EU, Turkish leaders meet. Colombia may raise rates. All in the Weekly Risk Outlook. Super Tuesday 2.0: Big night for both

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

New Hampshire holds primary. Obama sends budget to Congress. NATO Ministers meet. Google execs appear before UK Parliament. South African President releases address. All in the Weekly Risk Outlook. New Hampshire holds nation’s first primary,

North America Politics

Obama’s last State of the Union big on legacy, not policy

In his eighth and final State of the Union address, President Obama did not shy away from touting his 7-year legacy. However, he ultimately called for broad bipartisan solutions to

Economics International

TPP interim assessment

A preliminary review of the deal in the making. Since the 12 member states signed the TPP text agreement at the beginning of October we are still within the mandated

North America Politics

The GOP and campaigning with Islamophobia

Farid Hafez, Editor-in-Chief of the Islamophobia Studies Yearbook and member of the board of advisors of the Bridge Initiative at Georgetown University, provides this guest analysis. In recent weeks, audiences

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Final U.S. data before Fed meeting. Oil reports project low prices in 2016. Argentine President-elect takes office. US Congress votes on spending bill. Koreas to improve relations. All in the Weekly Risk Outlook. Last Tranche

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Argentina holds runoff election. U.S. releases inflation figures. Brazil votes on Rousseff vetoes. Abe and Obama attend ASEAN summit. U.S. Congress approaches funding deadline. All in this Weekly Risk Outlook. Argentina Holds Runoff Election to Select