“Where the Republicans have this idea that Donald Trump is a vote winner is something of a mystery to me”
The American right has always had a tension between conservatism and populism. It is a tension seen most worryingly in the January 6 riots on Capitol Hill. In this interview, Matthew Continetti discusses those tensions.
Fore: The US bankruptcy trustee, the Irish High Court action and Trump’s luxury Co Clare golf resort
The dissolved company that formerly owned the five-star Doonbeg resort in Co Clare is facing a €12m claim from its former US parent. The claim is not without difficulties, and reveals the complex global structures that financed Doonbeg's construction.
Constantin Gurdgiev: The US deficit has topped $1 trillion and investors should be worried
As the Trump administration continues along the path of deficits-financed economic expansion, the question that investors must start asking is at what point will debt supply start exceeding debt demand, even with the Fed continuing to throw more cash on the fiscal policies bonfire?
Beware black swans: how shifting US demographics will impact Ireland’s economic, political relationship with the US
The younger cohorts of the Democrats hold zero allegiance to the old Washington Consensus that guaranteed Ireland’s place in the world of global commerce. Instead, they view exports to the US with both suspicion and distrust.