Economy and Politics Archive
When politics are sound and efficient, strong economies usually follow. But when they’re chaotic and ineffective, economic growth is constrained. Conversely, economic downturns often lead to political upheaval, while times of strong economic growth foster political stability.
For a perfect example, just consider how political incompetence factored into the global economic meltdown of 2008. And then look at the political turmoil that followed as a result. We’re still suffering the consequences. The stories below explore this complex relationship.
Corporate America’s profits – and yours – are under threat, as Obama tries to close this tax loophole. Here’s where to invest.
During a business-boosting trip in China, Angela Merkel faces hard, pressing questions about a potential U.S. double agent.
Five years after Obama released the world’s most dangerous terrorist, his militant group, ISIL, is turning the Middle East into a caliphate.