US student debt is a study in dysfunction

A degree is no longer a ticket to social mobility for poorest Americans, writes Rana Foroohar

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The interconnectedness through supply chains means any cuts in exports will have wider ramifications than is first apparent
– The Exchange: Diane Coyle
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Michel Barnier, The scourge of the City of London, is back
– Brussels Briefing: Jim Brunsden
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Reds and blues in the disunited states

The two parties are trying to rally core supporters rather than win over the undecided

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Karl Case, property economist, 1946-2016

Professor with a prescience about ‘crazy’ house prices

Hinkley C should signal a strategy shift

UK industrial policy is hard to get right as there are no quick wins, writes Giles Wilkes

English football’s ‘plucky loser’ goal

Notebook: We want our team to reflect national ideals

Hillary Clinton finds her target

She is at her best on the offensive but shows few signs of denting Trump’s blue-collar support, writes Edward Luce

Nick Butler: The lessons of Hinkley Point

The only prudent response was to pause and to reconsider all options

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A dark day for the UK Labour party

The court ruling in Jeremy Corbyn’s favour leaves rebel MPs isolated, writes Sebastian Payne

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May is right about reforming capitalism

Officials say it is more like a change of government than just a new PM, says Philip Stephens

Today’s politics do not mirror the 1930s

Countries that have suffered most economically are not electing populists, writes Jacek Rostowski

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