Talking Politics Podcast: Ha-Joon Chang on the bogus tax burden

Economist Ha-Joon Chang makes a compelling argument for why we must stop seeing tax as a ‘burden.’

Trump and Macron: best of enemies

‘Just because the French president gives a good handshake doesn’t mean he sees himself as a champion of the liberal West,’ says Benjamin Haddad in Foreign Policy. To outside observers, Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron’s relationship didn’t get off...

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Politico’s Off Message Podcast: French US ambassador talks Trump

France’s ambassador to the US, Gerard Araud, on Donald Trump and the future of the west.

‘Globalisation is not dead’ and the EU Japan trade deal is proof

‘Two of the world’s biggest economies are poised to prove that globalisation is not dead,’ said The FT, ‘and that the populist antipathy to free trade has not yet triumphed.’ After four years of trade talks, and several recent...

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Can a divided Europe heal?

Jonathan Haidt explores the sharp divisions in America and Europe — and provides a vision for how both might move forward. <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/D-_Az5nZBBM” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>  

‘Mr. Trump, welcome to Switzerland’

‘We don’t want your money. We already have it.’ Click here for more. <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/reuJ8yVCgSM” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>