If America’s governors, county commissioners, and mayors are pursuing their own more aggressive measures, his calls will fall on deaf ears.
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Some form of the scheme may be necessary as an expedient. But beware: nothing lasts so long as the temporary.
Ryan Bourne: The upside-world of virus economics. And why we free marketeers must adapt our usual ways of thinking.
The theoretical aim of policy then should be bridging over what is hopefully a short pause in activity – eliminating near-term distress for households and businesses.
In this way, he hopes to minimise the loss of life among the most vulnerable and others that will now happen.
Neither Trump, Merkel nor the EU institutions are showing the global leadership necessary. Over to a joint ticket of the Prime Minister and Macron.
Nation states can act decisively when they wish to do so: the EU seems paralysed.
The White House and US Government must get a tighter grip and treat it as a public health crisis, not a campaign platform.
Let’s say that Patel did, on occasion, shout – or lose her temper. Should that really be deemed unacceptable?
Writing brief lives of America’s Presidents taught me that Trump is far from being the first outlandish one
Historians concentrate on such great men as Washington, Jefferson and Lincoln, and ignore the more Trumpian figures who reached the White House.
Managing various parallel negotiating tracks at the same time will be a complex task, but it must be done.
Coronavirus 2) Ryan Bourne: Beware it being used as a cover for promoting socialism and protectionism
A home-focused industrial policy hardly saved China from this epidemic. And openness and markets ensure diversity of supply – particularly in medicine and food.
Mind you, Reagan had a riposte when he was once compared to a younger candidate…
Ben Roback: Namaste Trump! He says India is now “America’s premier defence partner”. That’s bad news for Johnson.
At the very same time that the Government is orchestrating a comprehensive security and defence review, that comment will have caused grave concern.
The authors of a new book trace the enduring influence of American Puritanism, and explain how the President appeals to it.
The only real hope that exists for lasting peace is to strengthen the Afghan government and its institutions, not undermine them.