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Refugees are a tiny proportion of the U.S. population — some 3.3 million have been admitted since 1975 — but they have had an outsized impact. Google co-founder Sergey Brin was a child refugee from the Soviet Union; Google’s parent company, Alphabet, is now America’s second-most valuable firm, with a market capitalization of $553 billion. […]

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Posted 02 Feb 2017 in Blog, Brussels Times, Europe, Trump
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I was interviewed on Bloomberg’s What’d You Miss on 10 November about the harm that Trump’s protectionist trade policies could do – and what that would imply for a post-Brexit Britain. Watch it here Tweet

Posted 10 Nov 2016 in Blog, Bloomberg, Trade, Trump
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So much for the end of history. Twenty-seven years to the day after the fall of the Berlin Wall heralded the collapse of communism in Europe, Donald Trump’s election as US president endangers the liberal international order that his wiser, broader-minded predecessors crafted. Trump’s “America First,” anti-“globalist” agenda threatens protectionist trade wars, a worldwide “clash […]