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…

Argentina pollsters emerge after primary fail, forecast huge win for Fernandez

Argentina pollsters emerge after primary fail, forecast huge win for Fernandez

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina’s pollsters, still smarting after failing to predict a landslide defeat for President Mauricio Macri in an August primary, are sheepishly re-emerging with an updated election forecast: a huge win for opposition leader Albert…

What’s in a slogan? Expert insight on Liberal, Conservative, and NDP ads

What’s in a slogan? Expert insight on Liberal, Conservative, and NDP ads

OTTAWA “Choose forward,” “It’s time for you to get ahead,” and “In it for you.” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to officially launch the federal election campaign within days. Now that each of the three main parties have unveiled their main messages to …

British PM Johnson bids for election as opponents seek to stop no-deal Brexit

British PM Johnson bids for election as opponents seek to stop no-deal Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will try to call a snap election on Wednesday after lawmakers seeking to prevent him taking Britain out of the European Union without a divorce deal dealt him a humbling parliamentary defeat. Parliamen…

Israel’s president floats unity government between Netanyahu and Gantz

Israel’s president floats unity government between Netanyahu and Gantz

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s president on Sunday began consulting with party leaders to discuss who should lead the country after no clear victor emerged from last week’s election, suggesting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud join forces with its ma…

Najib Razak 1MDB: Malaysia’s former PM faces biggest trial yet

Najib Razak 1MDB: Malaysia’s former PM faces biggest trial yet

Image copyrightAFPImage caption Mr Najib says the charges are politically motivated Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has gone on trial again over alleged multibillion-dollar fraud involving a government fund. Mr Najib is facing several trials o…

Bernie Sanders Campaign Shakes Up New Hampshire Operation

Bernie Sanders Campaign Shakes Up New Hampshire Operation

Senator Bernie Sanders has overhauled his New Hampshire state operations, as his campaign fights to maintain support in a state he won by more than 22 percentage points in 2016. In a series of moves, the campaign has replaced the New Hampshire state director…

China’s industrial production just keeps falling — and its bringing the US down with it

China’s industrial production just keeps falling — and its bringing the US down with it

Data released on Monday showed that the trade war is continuing to hurt the world’s second-biggest economy, as industrial production fell in August. For Americans, the worry is that this fall will drag US manufacturing with it — something that could play a…

A year ago, Doug Ford asked us to follow the money. Guess what it shows us.

A year ago, Doug Ford asked us to follow the money. Guess what it shows us.

The premier of Ontario’s “First Government For the People” addressed the people the other day. Doug Ford reminded us of what we (apparently) already know. “You know me,” he began. “I believe in honest conversations.” Whenever people — especially politician…

Opponents of ‘no-deal’ Brexit form alliance to defeat Johnson as PM vows to pursue snap election

Opponents of ‘no-deal’ Brexit form alliance to defeat Johnson as PM vows to pursue snap election

Demonstrators on both sides of the Brexit divide gathered outside Parliament, in London, on Sept. 3, 2019. Andrew Testa/The New York Times News Service THE LATEST British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has lost a crucial showdown in parliament thats…

The Fight Over California’s Emissions Rules Just Got Real

The Fight Over California’s Emissions Rules Just Got Real

After two-plus years of preparation, President Trump tweeted Wednesday that the US Environmental Protection Agency would revoke Californias ability to set its own fuel efficiency rulesa power that the state has used for decades to strongarm automakers into bu…