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The IMF is showing some hypocrisy on inequality

IMF leaders should practise what they preach when it comes to inequality. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Christopher Sheil, UNSW and Frank Stilwell, University of Sydney "I hope people will listen now" said Christine Lagarde, the managing director...Show More Summary

8 Facts About Refugees

Dadaab, Kenya (Photo for LWR by Jonathan Ernst) With the world's response to the refugee crisis dominating news headlines, many misconceptions are questions are arising. What is the definition of a refugee? How many refugees are there around the world? What causes people to become refugees? Here are 8 facts about refugees: 1. Show More Summary

Trump's inauguration ushers in 2017, the year of the strongman

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Oliver Stuenkel, Fundação Getúlio Vargas Donald Trump's inauguration on January 20 exemplifies a phenomenon that is likely to shape global politics for years to come: the rise of the strongman. The term is broadly...Show More Summary

The Obama era in photos

last monthNews : The Newsroom

President Barack Obama holds a news conference at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, U.S. August 4, 2016. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)

Will Donald Trump bring back torture? Foreign leaders might need to step up to stop him

Trump: 'I'd bring back a hell of a lot worse than waterboarding.' Reuters/Jonathan Ernst Vincent Charles Keating, University of Southern Denmark There can be no doubt that the swearing in of Donald Trump on January 20 will usher in a new era for the United States. Show More Summary

Trump Might Be a Dream Come True for Megarich Campaign Donors

Pablo Delcan; Jonathan Ernst/Reuters 2016 was supposed to be the Dark Money Election, the year when a flood of anonymous campaign cash would dominate news cycles, the internet, and the airwaves, and pick our next president. In January...Show More Summary

Rep. Kevin Cramer: International Community Ignored Republican Warnings on Paris Climate Agreement

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump waves to supporters while speaking in Bismarck, North Dakota, U.S., May 26, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst China’s warning against a U.S. withdrawal from the Paris accord is likely the...Show More Summary

North Dakota’s Outgoing Insurance Commissioner Says He Would “Absolutely” Accept Trump Appointment

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump takes questions during a news conference in Bismarck, May 26, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Insurance Commissioner Adam Hamm will be out of office soon. He opted not to run for another term, and yesterday voters elected fellow Republican Jon Godfread to replace him. Show More Summary

Trump's Fraud Accusations May Hurt His Endgame -- Just Ask Mexico

Research shows voters penalise candidates who make accusations of fraud that aren't credible, especially if they lose by a wide margin. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Salvador Vázquez del Mercado, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) In Mexico, we've heard all about electoral fraud. Show More Summary

‘We’re going to have a very much great country’: Trump gives unhinged, incoherent rally in Cleveland

4 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump (R) and vice presidential candidate Mike Pence (L) hold a campaign rally in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. October 22, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Watch the video, embedded below:...

Former NDGOP Communications Director: “Donald Trump Is a Terrifying Individual”

Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Bismarck, North Dakota US May 26, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst I had Matt Becker on my radio show today. Matt is a former employee of the NorthShow More Summary

One of These Idiots Is Going to Be President

Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton take the stage for their first debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York,on Monday night. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst There is much sturm und drang over “won won” the presidential debate last night. Show More Summary

Poll: Trump Leads Clinton in North Dakota, but Neither Are Above 50 Percent

Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a news conference in Bismarck, North Dakota US May 26, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst My good friend Dean Mitchell at DFM Research sent me some polling data for the presidential race in North Dakota today. Show More Summary

What is the Trump trade doctrine? His economic adviser explains

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds a rally with supporters in Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S. May 24, 2016. Photo by REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Editor’s Note: On Donald Trump’s economic team, there’s just one economist with a Phd: Peter Navarro. Show More Summary

Column: Why we need to extend economic empowerment to military spouses

The military must do a better job of addressing the alarmingly high rates of underemployment and unemployment among military spouses, write guest columnists Douglas P. McCormick and Kathy Roth-Douquet. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Living...Show More Summary

How much does it cost to leave the workforce to care for a child? A lot more than you think.

A new calculator from the left-leaning Center for American Progress allows expecting parents to see how much it would cost to leave the labor force to take care of a child. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Two out of every three American children under the age of 5 whose parents both live together need child care because both parents work. Show More Summary

The photo that spawned a meme, and an investigation

White House photographer Kevin Lamarque sits down with colleague Jonathan Ernst to discuss his iconic Hillary Clinton image.

Don't Close Dadaab: World's Largest Refugee Camp Under Threat

(Photo credit: Jonathan Ernst for LWR) By John Rivera At Lutheran World Relief, we are extremely concerned about the news we received this week that the Kenyan government will close the Dadaab refugee camp, located on the border of Kenya...Show More Summary

'The Left’s Priority Is Identity Politics, Not Labor'

Jonathan Ernst / Reuters Reader Gary wants to see The Atlantic “expand its political coverage to include the election platform of The Green Party.” I asked him to make the case for that third party and here’s his considered reply: From the media coverage I’ve seen, it’s quite clear that the Democrat and Republican approaches are unsatisfactory. Show More Summary

How to Understand Alibaba, ‘The House That Jack Ma Built’

10 months agoNews : James Fallows

Barack Obama and Jack Ma last November at the APEC meeting in Manila (Jonathan Ernst / Reuters) During the years my wife and I lived in China, we became friends with Duncan Clark, an investor, consultant, and writer based in Beijing....Show More Summary

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