We’ve had our fair share of political shocks recently but this one, arguably, trumps them all. I am surprised that Donald Trump has emerged as the winner of the US presidential election – not many people saw it coming. This result once again calls into question the ability of forecasters and pollsters to accurately predict
David McWilliams takes a New York Uber to Harlem and assesses how lower wages are amplifying inequality and undermining the political status quo. Regardless of the outcome of the presidential election, the ramifications, he suggests, could be profound…
It’s said you can tell a lot about the state of a country from the condition of its railway stations. With the next interest rate decision in mind, independent economist David McWilliams uses a railway journey through the New England countryside to take stock of the US economy.