‘Like a Soviet-type economy’: GOP free traders unload on Trump

President Donald Trump’s bailout for the ag industry is driving his many Republican trade critics to exasperation. Pro-free trade Republicans were already furious with Trump’s escalation of tariffs against U.S. allies and China — a… Read More

Affordable Care Act, Mueller investigation top Republican fears ahead of 2018 midterms

A source close to Republican leadership emails about the biggest political clouds hovering over the rest of the year: “Only thing that matters now is a) how bad they get crushed on ACA premium increases;… Read More

Trump’s Curious Coalition

by Robert Reich Trump’s strategy for keeping power is to build up his coalition of America’s white working class and the nation’s ownership class. It’s a curious coalition, to say the least. But if Democrats don’t respond… Read More