Friday, December 15, 2017

Roubini : How far will Trump go to keep his core supporters on his side?

He has sold out the blue-collar voters who brought him to power, while pursuing policies to enrich his fellow plutocrats Donald Trump won the US presidency with the backing of working-class and socially conservative white voters on a populist platform of economic nationalism. Trump rejected the Republican party’s traditional pro-business, pro-trade agenda, and, like Bernie Sanders on the left, appealed to Americans who have been harmed by disruptive technologies and “globalist” policies promoting free trade and migration.But while Trump ran as a populist, he has governed as a plutocrat, most...
Published By - Network Front | The Guardian - 2017.12.11. 12:44

 Nouriel Roubini is an American professor of Economics at New York University`s Stern School of Business and chairman of RGE Roubini Global Economics

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