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By pressuring Tunisia to swiftly fix rulings considered intolerant, Western observers actually push Tunisia to throw away its independent judiciary.
Long ago, political radicals and terrorists discovered that — so long as they called themselves human rights activists — journalists, other human rights activists, and even diplomats would accept their polemics at face value. It seems that the Qatari government and its Hamas and Muslim Brotherhood networks have discovered the same principle applies to news outlets and portals.
The “right to be forgotten” battle between the EU and internet companies transcends issues of business and competition, and the US should intervene.
Today’s featured chart shows that the US produces 40% more manufacturing output today than 20 years, with 29% (and five million) fewer factory workers. It is increased worker productivity, not China, that has “stolen” most of the lost US factory jobs.
Is Donald Trump a president wildly out of line with the practices and policies of his predecessors? The liberal journalist Matt Bai, writing in Yahoo News, argues that Trump is a “not-so-radical” president.
In this AEI Events Podcast, AEI’s Claude Barfield and Michael Strain host the Right Honorable Liam Fox MP, the UK’s Secretary of State for International Trade, to discuss international trade policy in the wake of Brexit.
There is now every prospect that before 2018 is out, the IMF’s latest world economic outlook update will be seen once again to have been wildly optimistic and blind to the real risks that now confront the global economic recovery.
An IMF programme would not be popular politically within South Africa but the government does not appear to have any realistic alternative.