It’s No ‘Glengarry’: A Times Theater Critic Reviews ‘Eyes Only’

Though Mr. Trump is credited as a co-author of The Art of the Deal, there is little art to his depiction of the character of The President in Eyes Only. Unlike Mr. Mamets lowlifes, he has no long game; he is incapable of disguising his agenda. Over and over h…

Democrats still think Joe Biden is electable, but they’re cooling on him

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the New Hampshire Democratic Party Convention at the SNHU Arena on September 7, 2019 in Manchester, New Hampshire Scott Eisen/Getty Images A recurring series of Insider polls show …

Bank of America says fund managers’ fears of a recession are at levels not seen since the depths of the financial crisis

Associated Press Bank of America surveyed 235 fund managers, asking them a variety of questions including how likely a recession in the next year is, and whether interest rates were to rise. Few in the survey said interest rates would rise w…

The tech backlash is real, and it’s accelerating

The tech backlash is real, and it’s accelerating

The signs of changing attitudes are everywhere Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., talks with reporters in the Capitol after a meeting of House Democrats. Cicilline is leading an investigation of tech companies Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call This story is pa…

The US budget deficit has topped $1 trillion so far this year — and it’s expected to surge to more than double that within a decade

The US budget deficit has topped $1 trillion so far this year — and it’s expected to surge to more than double that within a decade

The US Treasury announced on Thursday that the country’s deficit had widened to $1.067 trillion in the first 11 months of the fiscal year — the largest it’s been in seven years. The figure itself marks a 19% increase on this time last year but also contras…

Donald Trump ‘suggested shooting migrants in the legs’

Donald Trump ‘suggested shooting migrants in the legs’

Image copyrightAFP US President Donald Trump suggested shooting migrants in the legs to slow them down, according to a new book. The book, by two New York Times journalists, says Mr Trump suggested extreme methods of deterring migrants. They included build…

China Scraps U.S. Farm Tour, Stoking Pessimism on Trade Deal

China Scraps U.S. Farm Tour, Stoking Pessimism on Trade Deal

(Bloomberg) — A Chinese trade delegation canceled a planned visit to farms in the U.S. heartland, driving down stock indexes as investors turned pessimistic on progress toward resolving the two nations trade war. The cancellation came only about an hour aft…

Jobs Numbers for the Optimists, the Pessimists, and Everybody in Between

Jobs Numbers for the Optimists, the Pessimists, and Everybody in Between

An even bigger loser in September was the retail industry, which lost 11,000 jobs its eighth month in a row of contraction. That surely reflects its particular challenges, particularly a wave of bankruptcies and store closures. But it is worth watching in cas…

Liberal Ad Says Trudeau Government ‘Fought Tooth And Nail’ During Trump Trade War

Liberal Ad Says Trudeau Government ‘Fought Tooth And Nail’ During Trump Trade War

OTTAWA — A familiar U.S. face finally showed up front and centre on the federal campaign trail Saturday: Donald Trump. NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh promised to go toe-to-toe with the mercurial, unpredictable American president just as Justin Trudeau’s Liberals r…

Here are the security sessions you can’t miss at Disrupt SF

Here are the security sessions you can’t miss at Disrupt SF

Security is in everything, it’s everywhere, and it’s everyone’s responsibility. What part are you playing? At TechCrunch Disrupt SF on October 2-4, we’re proud to have some of the smartest security executives and highest-ranking officials ready to talk shop …

After India, TikTok bans paid political ads in US and EU

After India, TikTok bans paid political ads in US and EU

Popular short video making app, TikTok, is distancing itself from paid political ads. The company announced today that it wont allow such adsclaiming they dont fit the TikTok platform experience. The companys VP of global business solutions, Blake Chandlee, …

Portugal’s Costa Has Solid Lead Heading Into Sunday’s Election

Portugal’s Costa Has Solid Lead Heading Into Sunday’s Election

(Bloomberg) — Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costas Socialists hold a solid lead in opinion polls ahead of Sundays general election, stemming losses over a scandal during the past month. Costas party has roughly 10 percentage points more than the center-…

How the Trudeau campaign scrambled to sidestep political disaster

How the Trudeau campaign scrambled to sidestep political disaster

OTTAWA, Ontario (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his election campaign team were on the way to the airport in Nova Scotia on Sept. 18 when Time magazine journalists called with alarming news. Within hours, the magazine would publish a …