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Trump’s America and the Global Economy

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Hours after taking office in January 2017, U.S. President Donald Trump began implementing his 100-day action plan, aimed at bolstering the American workforce, economy and security (WP). In his Inaugural Speech, Trump announced that “[w]e must protect our borders from the ravages of other countries making our products, stealing our companies and destroying our jobs” […]

Controversial Trans Pacific Partnership Signed by 12 Member Nations in Auckland

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The trade deal, five years in the making, was signed in New Zealand; however, negotiations will delay it becoming a reality in the near future (Reuters). The nations involved account for approximately 40% of the world’s economy and they now have two years to ratify or reject the pact (BBC). The countries involved in the […]