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French politics killed the Fiat Chrysler-Renault merger

On Wednesday, a merger between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Renault collapsed – and collapsed swiftly. Both companies issued terse explanations, but FCA explicitly blamed French politics. The major challenge with the proposed deal was always going to be with the French government, which controls 15% of Renault and, with populism […]
French politics killed the Fiat Chrysler-Renault merger
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Ian Bremmer: Why the American dream is dead

Eurasia Group president Ian Bremmer, author of “Us vs. Them: The Failure of Globalism,” explains how the American working and middle classes haven’t seen improved standards of living over the past 40 years. This has resulted in the rise in anti-establishment figures like Trump and Bernie Sanders-mirroring the populist wave […]
Ian Bremmer: Why the American dream is dead