Donald Trump is eroding trust in the US – but the dollar's preeminence in global finance will easily withstand this.
The government has been partially closed since Dec. 22, making it the second-longest shutdown on record. A finance professor who studied the 2013 shutdown explains the economic impact.
The initial aim of the 1937 Foreign Agents Registration Act was long forgotten: the prosecution of Nazis for interfering with American democracy. But that law is startlingly relevant to the US now.
The Federal Reserve opted to lift interest rates in a snub to stock investors who have been bleeding red for more than two months.
In the last year, workplace culture faced major upheaval for working women. We at The Conversation put together our reporting on that very topic from 2018.
The so-called 'Australian model' of 'asset recycling' is no miracle cure for US infrastructure problems.
The deepening geographic, racial, gender and educational divisions in America shows some striking parallels between the nation today and in the 1920s.
The significant churn in the Trump administration has caused confusion in foreign policymaking. In contrast, Bush's presidency was marked by collegiality, which contributed to many successes.
The refugee and migration compacts are not perfect, but they offer the chance for countries to do better by people on the move, and should be joined.
The Donald Trump administration is repelling asylum-seekers by any means necessary, treating them as invaders and using military rhetoric to demonize them. It's time for reality to prevail.
As the expected costs of climate change grow, cities are on the frontlines of adapting to sea level rise and more intense storms – and finding ways to pay for it.
George H.W. Bush, who has passed away aged 94, was US president when the world began grasping the climate issue in earnest. But he was pivotal in setting the US on a course of blocking climate action.
During the November 4 US midterm elections, the candidates had to take into account the growing concern of many voters, across party lines, about climate change.
Millions of American flags come from China. Yet despite being symbols of patriotism, they're not among the products subject to new tariffs imposed by the Trump administration.
Big city mayors with serious commitments to limiting greenhouse gases did well at the polls on Tuesday.
While a divided Congress will likely mean gridlock, there are two economic policies likely to see significant change: trade and infrastructure.
In one of the most difficult foreign policy environments since the end of the Vietnam War, the two leaders have revealed strong similarities but also key differences on our relationships abroad.
How could a company like Volkswagen knowingly violate US air-pollution standards despite the senseless risks to which it was exposing its reputation? The case method can provide an answer.
As the US federal government shifts toward harsher and more restrictive immigration policies, local authorities are pushing back with the "sanctuary cities" movement.
Trump claimed that 'we would be punishing ourselves' by using US arms sales to Saudi Arabia as a bargaining chip over the disappearance of Khashoggi. A look at the arms trade shows why he's wrong.