Politic

Merkel and Macron Try to Save Themselves

It was supposed to be the day when President Emmanuel Macron of France received a long-awaited response from Germany on his big ideas on how to rekindle Europe as a force for liberalism in the world. And he did, sort of. But his meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany on Tuesday was overshadowed by […]

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Politic

G7 summit in a photo

The United States and European Union will establish a dialogue on trade within the next two weeks, a French official said on Friday, at the end of a fractious session that had threatened to rupture the Group of Seven rich nations alliance. U.S. trading partners have been furious over Trump’s decision last week to impose […]

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Economy, Politic

Europe’s Economic Death Spiral

FacebookTwitterGoogleMailBy Armstrong Economics  QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong, you said when you were here in Berlin that the EU Commission is about as incompetent as the US Congress. You also said Macron is trying to federalize Europe as the solution Could you elaborate on that comment? ANSWER: The EU Commission at present is composed of 28 Commissioners, who must […]

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