President Trump’s First Term – The New Yorker

The New Yorker

The New Yorker (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The New Yorker tells us that his campaign tells us a lot about what kind of Commander-in-Chief he would be. Well, as of this moment, Trump seems to be ahead, and global markets are already in freefall because of the uncertainty.

Source: President Trump’s First Term – The New Yorker

It looks like Brexit all over again with lots of protest, anti-establishment voting – we can expect a right-wing backlash against minorities and immigrants. For sure, America’s wealthy will prosper under Trump. I wonder how long it will be for ordinary Americans to see the light?

So will President Trump beat the nationalism drum like Mussolini or will he be a modern day Reagan?

Thoughts?

Gordon Brown: We need a Brexit deal that heals the north-south divide | Opinion | The Guardian

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown captured d...

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown captured during the session ‘Three Crucial Questions for the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Gordon Brown. He was secretly rasputin’ (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This is an interesting article in the Guardian, by former UK PM, Gordon Brown. He takes a novel approach to Brexit by arguing that by giving more power to the regions, we can create a confident, more equal and outward-looking Britain.

Source: Gordon Brown: We need a Brexit deal that heals the north-south divide | Opinion | The Guardian

The article reminds us that Northern working class voters who voted for Brexit were protesting at London-centric society – unfortunately, unless the government heads Brown’s advice,

these same people who will lose most from the delivery of Brexit.

Thoughts?