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Donald Trump 2.0?

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A recent willingness to cut deals with congressional Democrats, together with the appointment of ex-Marine General John Kelly as White House Chief of Staff, is fueling speculation about the emergence of a new-model Trump. But will his character and anarchic style of governing stand in the way of an effective presidency?

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  1. A New Trump?
    Donald Trump walks out of St John's Epicopal Church i Nicholas Kamm/Getty Images

    A New Trump?

    Sep 15, 2017 Elizabeth Drew pours cold water on heated speculation that the White House is finally getting its act together.

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    The Case for a G21

    Jeffrey D. Sachs

    As a powerful complement to the United Nations, the G20 has acquitted itself well by representing most of the world’s population and economic output with a limited membership. By expanding to include the African Union, it would overcome its biggest limitation without any loss of agility.

    calls for the African Union to be added to the G20 to address the group’s biggest limitation.
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    The Dangers of Endless Quantitative Easing

    Raghuram G. Rajan

    With growth so uncertain, it is understandable that central banks would be wary of beginning to taper monthly bond purchases before it is clear that inflation has taken off. But they would do well to recognize that prolonging quantitative easing implies significant risks, too.

    worries about the effects of accommodative monetary policies on governments’ exposure to interest-rate risk.
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