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Globalization: change of a leading narrative

In January, the world was confronted with a landmark moment in modern history: the newly sworn-in President of the United States Donald J. Trump pulled the country out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a 12-country Pacific trade…

Trump takes aim at globalization on day 1

The inaugural address of the 45th President of the United States had all the nuance of a boxing match, with the outsider Trump on one side, and the Western financial and political élite on the other. Anyone who hoped to see a calmer, more…

Trump’s take on global trade

One thing is certain about what to expect from the new Trump administration concerning global trade policy: There will be great uncertainty. Donald Trump talked tough on trade throughout the US presidential campaign. He singled out some…