Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Previews: The Economist Magazine – Nov 12, 2022

The Trump effect

The Economist – Inside the November 12, 2022 issue:

The Trump effect

Despite the former president’s efforts, America and its democracy look stronger after the midterms

Imagining peace in Ukraine

How a stable and successful country could emerge from the trauma of Russia’s invasion

Great powers must talk

Refusing to speak is what children do when they are angry

News: January 6 Hearings, FBI Search Of Mar-a-Lago, Venezuela Migrants In U.S.

New evidence, witnesses and insight into Trump’s actions on Jan. 6. More details on why FBI searched Mar-a-Lago. White House expel illegal Venezuelan migrants as it offers some a legal path to entry.

News: Germany-EU Energy Crisis Tensions, CNN Sued By Trump, Musk-Twitter

Tensions flare between Germany and the rest of the EU over the energy crisis. Plus: former US president Donald Trump sues CNN, a flick through the day’s papers and the London Film Festival kicks off.

Books: The New York Times Book Review – Oct 2, 2022

Celeste Ng’s Dystopia Is Uncomfortably Close to Reality

“Our Missing Hearts” explores a fictional world where Chinese Americans are spurned and books are recycled into toilet paper.

What’s the Key to Understanding Donald J. Trump? Start With Queens.

“Confidence Man,” Maggie Haberman’s biography of the former president, argues that it’s essential to grasp New York’s steamy, histrionic folkways.

A Nobelist’s New Novel, Rife With Pestilence and Writerly Tricks

Set on an imaginary island at the twilight of the Ottoman Empire, “Nights of Plague,” by the Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk, is a chronicle of an epidemic, a murder mystery and a winking literary game.

Analysis: Biden Rebukes Putin, Republican Politics

New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Karen Tumulty join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including President Biden’s rebuke of Russia and Putin at the U.N. and the state of Republican politics.

Previews: The Economist Magazine – August 20, 2022


Will Donald Trump run again?

And, if he does, would Republicans pick him as their nominee?

What kind of prime minister will Britain get?

It will be a technocrat who knows what to do, or a politician who knows how to do it

Morning News: Western Ukraine Bombed, Student Loan Freeze, Trump Rally

Russian missiles falling on Ukraine’s far West raise fears that a new front in the war has been opened. The Biden administration may be considering another extension of the federal student loan payment freeze. Will former President Donald Trump’s endorsements and rallies sway the outcome of GOP congressional primaries?

Morning News: Israel PM Visits UAE, Capitol Hill Riot Panel, Christmas Ghosts

We discuss the Israeli prime minister’s visit to the UAE, and the Capitol Hill riot panel’s recommendation that Mark Meadows, Donald Trump’s former chief of staff, face criminal prosecution. Plus: urbanism news and the ghosts of Christmas past.

News: Top 5 Stories For July 8, 2021 (Reuters)

Five stories to know for July 8: Florida collapse, Haiti, Trump sues Facebook and Twitter, Rudy Giuliani, Olympics

1. South Florida officials called off the search for survivors of a June condominium tower collapse, saying there was no longer any hope of pulling someone alive from the ruins of the flattened building.

2. Haiti’s security forces were locked in a fierce gun battle with assailants who assassinated President Jovenel Moise at his home overnight.

3. Donald Trump filed lawsuits against Twitter, Facebook, and Google, as well as their chief executives, alleging they unlawfully silence conservative viewpoints.

4. A U.S. appeals court suspended Rudy Giuliani, a former attorney for Trump, from practicing law in Washington, D.C.

5. Japan declared a coronavirus state of emergency for Tokyo that will run through its hosting of the Olympic Games to curb a new wave of infections.