the economist Archives

Trump Gives Crazy Interview – and What He Says About His Tax Returns Is Mind Blowing

May 11, 2017

An interview of President Donald Trump by The Economist was published today. The transcript reveals a painfully incoherent man who appears incapable of answering a question. His rambling, off-topic responses are typically excuses to demean his opponents or brag about…

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Webster’s Dictionary Trolls Trump After he Took Credit for a 200 Year Old Phrase

May 11, 2017

Trump ‘Just Came Up’ with the Phrase ‘Prime The Pump’ a Few Days Ago President Trump — joined by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn — spoke with The Economist last week for a lengthy interview, the…

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The US Was Just Demoted A Whole Tier Of Democracy According To Economist Ranking

January 25, 2017

American Democracy Is In Decline In case it wasn’t obvious, American democracy has gone pretty far down the wrong path. That is the conclusion of a new report issued by The Economist this month. The annual Democracy Index ranking gives a…

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TX Mulls Racist Textbook Produced By Religious Extremists

May 24, 2016

Texas textbook pushes hateful rhetoric When activists in Texas asked the State Board of Education to include textbooks on Mexican-American studies in the state curriculum, the board complied, but left the activists reeling in shock. The board went completely sideways and…

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How UK Journalism Explains Baltimore Riots Better Than American Media

April 28, 2015

Two of America’s most dominant mainstream news sources, the New York Times and CNN, can’t seem to get Baltimore right. CNN has been dinged for covering the Baltimore unrest much like it covered Ebola and the disappeared Malaysian airliner last…

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