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October 16, 2017 9:01 AM The Danger of President Pence

Trump’s critics yearn for his exit. But Mike Pence, the corporate right’s inside man, poses his own risks. On September 14th, the right-wing pundit Ann Coulter, who last year published a book titled “In Trump We Trust,” expressed what a growing number of Americans, including conservatives, have been feeling since the 2016 election. The previous day, President 70

October 15, 2017 9:17 PM Harvey Weinstein And The Abuse Of Power

The power structures that allowed his behavior to flourish are still in place, and it is high time that those structures are dismantled. In recent weeks a lot has been said and written about film producer Harvey Weinstein. Not only has he been accused of sexual assault against several women, there seems to have been a systematic cover-up of these assaults 29

October 13, 2017 7:14 PM Fed Contender Taylor Laments Central Bank’s Precrisis Monetary Policy

Stanford professor John Taylor says ‘policy did seem to go off track’ in the early to mid-2000s BOSTON—Stanford University economics professor John Taylor, a contender to become the next Federal Reserve chairman, Friday renewed his criticism that the central bank helped fuel the financial crisis by keeping interest rates too low. Fed “policy did seem to go off track 24

September 16, 2017 10:00 AM Hillary Clinton and America Ferrera on Pain and Progress (and Hiking)

AF: Not according to what I believe in my heart. Let’s remember how many more people voted for Secretary Clinton than for Trump. Our American experiment has always been about striving to be a more perfect union. In the deepest part of me, I believe that the people who turned out to vote for Trump, even those who marched on Charlottesville with Nazi signs 16

September 5, 2017 1:20 AM The Latest: South Korea conducts live-fire naval drills

The Latest: South Korea conducts live-fire naval drills South Korea's navy has conducted a live-fire exercise in waters off the country's eastern coast as Seoul continued its displays of military capability following North Korea's latest nuclear test. Seoul's Defense Ministry said on Tuesday that warships including a 2,500-ton frigate, a 1000-ton patrol 31

August 31, 2017 1:18 AM Trump touts tax reform, overlooks White House aide Cohn

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump made his first major tax reform speech on Wednesday, but in a long list of thank yous he did not mention Gary Cohn, the White House point man on taxes who traveled with Trump to the event. At a manufacturing company in Springfield, Missouri, Trump reiterated his longstanding call for slashing the U.S. corporate 26

August 25, 2017 9:03 PM Trump confronts unprecedented public rebuke by Gary Cohn after Charlottesville

An unprecedented rebuke of President Trump by National Economic Council director Gary Cohn reverberated through Washington on Friday, forcing the White House to respond to harsh, public criticism from one of the president’s top advisers. Cohn lashed Trump’s comments earlier this month blaming the violence in Charlottesville on “both sides,” saying in an interview 32

August 22, 2017 12:57 PM The Finance 202: Business leaders not sacrificing much by dumping Trump

President Donald Trump meets with manufacturing CEOs on February 23. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post) Don’t go lining up the Profile in Courage awards for American CEOs just yet. Those who quit President Trump’s business councils last week to protest his handling of the Charlottesville horror have enjoyed heaps of praise. The resignations caused the collapse 35

August 9, 2017 1:58 AM Contentious Memo Strikes Nerve Inside Google and Out

In a short email exchange on Monday after his firing, Mr. Damore, who was a senior software engineer in Google’s search division, said he had not expected this type of reaction when he shared his missive last week. “As far as I know, I have a legal right to express my concerns about the terms and conditions of my working environment and to bring up potentially 33

August 7, 2017 8:14 AM German Industry Misses a Beat but Economy Looks Strong

Economists said decline in factory output in June contrasts with other strong indications of growth The German economy remains on a path of strong growth despite a surprising decline in factory output in June, economists said following Monday’s release of data on industrial production for Europe’s biggest economy. In adjusted terms, output declined by 1.1% in June from the previous 5