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Natural resources and energy North America

Trump can easily undo Obama’s Arctic Drilling Bans

Obama’s “permanent” bans on offshore oil and gas drilling in Alaska are actually “indefinite” and could end as soon as January 20.

Finance North America

Federal Reserve in the hot seat

With Donald Trump set to take office in January and the Republican majority in Congress, his statements about reining in the Federal Reserve (Fed) are now turning into rumblings of

North America Politics

Email scandal has all but erased Clinton debate victories

This is a guest post by Aaron Kall Although Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton dominated all three debates to build a solid lead over her Republican rival, Donald Trump, these

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.

North America Politics

Trump vs Clinton: Economic outlook remains uncertain

With the 2016 US presidential race almost certainly set for a Trump v. Clinton showdown, it is far less clear how their economic policies will play out.

North America Politics

The Ides of March primaries and likely nominees

In the wake of the May 15 primaries most pundits hold that the die is cast in favor of Clinton and Trump. This is assessment is a bit rushed since

Debate Corner Economics North America

US presidential election 2016: Are Democrats or Republicans better for the economy?

GRI Debate: Which party offers the best economic vision for America? As the US presidential campaign to elect a successor to President Obama kicks into high gear, pundits hotly debate

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

Europe Politics

How France’s regional elections will impact its next presidential campaign

Regional elections will have an immediate impact on French politics, as parties begin to prepare for the next presidential campaign. For the Socialist government, the time has come to start

North America Politics

Will Obama’s State of the Union proposals survive Congress?

Last night, President Obama delivered his 2015 State of the Union Address to a special joint session of Congress covering swathes of domestic and foreign policy issues. The important question,