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Fears Grow: 1/3 of UK Firms Consider Move Abroad Over Brexit

LONDON — Nearly a third of U.K. firms may shift their operations abroad because of Britain's looming departure from the European Union, a survey of 1,200 company directors suggested Friday, as the political stalemate over a Brexit deal heightened jitters among...

Zakaria: Assessing George Bush and WASP Culture

Memorials marking the passing of former president George H.W. Bush have prompted commentators to reflect on the American establishment of old. Washington Post columnist Fareed Zakaria is among them. In his Dec. 6 post, Zakaria notes that Bush was a produ...
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Trump Is In Full Retreat After Bombshell Brit Interview

ELLESBOROUGH, England — In a fresh bout of diplomatic whiplash, President Donald Trump denied Friday he had criticized Prime Minister Theresa May and declared the U.S.-U.K. relationship "the highest level of special" — not long after lobbing thunderous broadsi...
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‘America First’ May Have Unintended Consequences

Have we seen the peak of globalization? Are we entering a new paradigm of increased protectionism under President Trump's "America First" economic policies? According to an article recently published in the Barclays investment blog, these questions cannot y...