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(Formerly banking, now private equity lawyer. Other stuff + side hustles: KM, finance, econ, startups/VC, journalism, the future. Curious about everything else.)
The New York Times
– Dec 10, 2:01 PM
WASHINGTON — President Trump plans to sign an executive order on Wednesday targeting what he sees as anti-Semitism on college campuses by threatening to withhold federal money from educational institutions that fail to combat discrimination…
In the interviews, more than 400 insiders offered unrestrained criticism of what went wrong in Afghanistan and how the United States became mired in nearly two decades of warfare. With a bluntness rarely expressed in public, the interviews lay bare…
Wall Street Journal
– Dec 10, 2:30 AM
Jerome Powell engineered a humbling about-face in U.S. interest-rate policy in 2019, steering a group of reluctant colleagues at the Federal Reserve toward rate cuts to ensure a cooling U.S. economy didn't slip into recession. The moves have worked…
With tariffs announced against Brazil and Argentina, and a threat against France, Donald Trump is dragging the world deeper into a damaging trade war. Largely unnoticed, the European Union is also in trouble at the World Trade Organisation for its…
The Washington Post
– Dec 10, 1:34 PM
Rudolph W. Giuliani, President Trump's personal lawyer, said Tuesday that the president has asked him to brief the Justice Department and Republican senators on his findings from a recent trip to Ukraine ahead of a likely Senate impeachment trial.