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FT's senior US columnists Rana Foroohar and Edward Luce discuss the biggest themes driving US politics, business and markets from Washington, New York and beyond.
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Washington is going through a bit of a sea change on this score
When it comes to its most important purpose, the body is at a standstill
Are we about to enter a new golden age of technological innovation and investment?
Conventional wisdom on the Middle Kingdom is coming under fire
Franklin Foer’s big new book has an essential insight into what is driving the president’s re-election bid
Biden’s Camp David summit may already be forgotten, but it marks a long-desired shift for US allies in Asia
New rules to pare the field haven’t worked. How about a solution from graduate school?
And one optimistic theory
Politics is getting in the way of efforts to counter and respond to catastrophes that are increasing in magnitude
The workings of justice when it meets high politics can unfortunately be a messy business
The Democratic party needs to rethink whether its positions are simply those of the elite
Making financial assets available to more people is one way to narrow the wealth gap
The US and China are tightly linked in more problematic ways than anyone had ever imagined
A pardon would undercut the former US president’s persecution narrative
Inequality is distorting the US economy in ways that we haven’t yet gotten a handle on
At some point, the system has to collapse under the weight of its self-parody
We are at best in the middle stages of a war that is unlikely to reach a Hollywood-esque ending
Its citizens have a more negative view of themselves and the US in the world than many allies do
It will only become harder to develop coalitions of the willing to rein in the technology
I think of the UK as one might a beloved relative who squanders their windfall on madcap schemes
The US’s allies are scrambling to match Washington’s $369bn package of climate and energy measures
Whether Biden’s economic agenda will work politically is a big open question
The west needs to be ready to hold its nose and settle for peace with a regime it considers odious
Chief Justice John Roberts is trying to shore up the court’s reputation as a fair and consistent decision maker
As with many budding relationships, a word of caution may be in order