The fundamental premise of Trumpism, namely that globalisation is bad for ordinary people, is false.
Posts Tagged: Ronald Reagan
Ryan Bourne: A British overspill from America’s result. Why the debate on the right over economics will now intensify.
Stateside narratives have a tendency to be imported into UK politics – one of the knock-on effects of this messy Presidential election outcome.
In that sense, his speech could easily have been given by a much more fitting figure for the Ditchley Foundation: Tony Blair.
With benefit claims reaching 2.8 million in May, the Government needs its next bout of economic innovation
Troubling statistics from the Office for National Statistics show how close waves of mass unemployment are.
If, that is, interest rates carry on at rock bottom rates. But we have to take a chance on growing our way out of this crisis.
Ministers can carry on trying, through the British Business Bank or directly, to push on this Gordian Knot – or slice through it.
Mind you, Reagan had a riposte when he was once compared to a younger candidate…
The authors of a new book trace the enduring influence of American Puritanism, and explain how the President appeals to it.
Joe Baron: Leaving the EU is a joyous expression of national self-confidence. For that, we have Thatcher to thank.
If Britain joined in a moment of self-doubt, it voted out as a confident, self-assured, optimistic, outward-looking and independent nation state.
Iran, accustomed to artful brinksmanship and operational deniability, and equipped with an experienced cyber army, may take its revenge online.
It really is remarkable. Every self-reported measure of wellbeing has improved near continuously in the past eight years.
It’s a bit like the roof of Parliament’s Westminster Hall: which is held up by a lot of huge, ancient beams all resting on each other.
Ryan Bourne: Greta Thunberg and Prince Harry are wrong. Our ingenuity is the earth’s ultimate resource.
The only sustainable route to reducing carbon emissions will come precisely from the sorts of innovation that drive the “fairytales” that she bemoans.
Last night’s policy announcement live on Facebook was a first experiment in new ways for the Government to communicate its message.
Lessons endure from my polling study of our new Prime Minister, carried out six years ago when he was London’s Mayor.