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Looming US-China trade wars risks leaving us all less prosperous

Monday, 11 June 2018

With the start date looming for American tariffs on Chinese goods, China and the US are on the brink of a £75 billion trade war, with profound implications for global prosperity.

The latest round of talks ended without a breakthrough, and with a resolution seemingly far from sight. Whilst Beijing issued a tough warning to President Trump over impending tariffs on Chinese goods, the President responded to the issue on twitter, claiming “the US has been ripped off by other countries for years on trade, time to get smart!” China has however said it is willing to increase imports from other countries, including the US, presenting itself as the voice of free trade and challenging the US “America first” rhetoric.

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The ‘Trump effect’ Will Help Authoritarians Around the World

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

The success of ‘The Donald’ has already lent significant aid to anti-democratic movements worldwide, argues Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Washington Post)


Don’t Be Fooled by Trump’s Freign Policy Speech

Thursday, 28 April 2016

Donald Trump’s first foreign policy speech was a mess of inconsistent slogans, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Washington Post)


Trump’s Campaign Brings Eastern Europe’s Political ‘Tactics’ to the US

Monday, 25 April 2016

Donald Trump’s new campaign manager returns to US politics after many years spent working for Ukraine’s thuggish former president, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Washington Post)


Why Obama is Right to Urge Britain to Stay in the EU

Thursday, 21 April 2016

The United States can't afford for the UK to lose its foothold as a world leader, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Washington Post).


Race to the White House: Will Populism Trump Prosperity?

Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Tim Shipman, Political Editor of The Sunday Times, moderated a panel discussion that analysed the dynamics of what is already proving to be an extraordinary US presidential election.


Why Insurgency Is Fun

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

The status quo in the Western democracies is under attack—and its defenders are looking more listless by the hour, writes Christian Caryl, Senior Fellow at the Legatum Institute and editor of Democracy Lab.


America’s War on Birth Control is Set to Increase Poverty Rates

Tuesday, 8 March 2016

Inadequate family planning services push more people into poverty, says Legatum Institute fellow, writes Victoria Bateman, Legatum Fellow (CapX)


Is This the End of the West As We Know It?

Friday, 4 March 2016

In her latest column for the Washington Post, Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute, fears we are two or three bad elections away from the end of the liberal world order.


Curbing Corruption: Ideas That Work

Thursday, 17 September 2015

The Legatum Institute, together with Democracy Lab, have produced a series of case studies that examine specific interventions against corruption which have produced positive results.


Judges on the Take

Tuesday, 8 September 2015

How the FBI took on Chicago’s crooked courts. Richard E. Messick is the author of the eighth case study in the Transitions Forum's 'Curbing Corruption' series.


International Tax Reform Opportunities and the US Elections

Wednesday, 2 September 2015

Congressman George Holding, Representative for the 13th District of North Carolina, spoke to a group of bankers, journalists, and London-based US business leaders about the danger inherent in America’s isolationist foreign policy, the need for tax reform, and the surprising popularity of Donald Trump among even moderate Republicans.


Spokesman for Birthers, Truthers, and Internet Trolls

Friday, 21 August 2015

Donald Trump has brought the language and ideas of birthers, truthers, and conspiracy theorists onto the national stage, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Washington Post)


Obama and Europe: Missed Signals, Renewed Commitments

Thursday, 20 August 2015

How Putin took advantage of Obama's complacency—by Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Foreign Affairs)


Hiking Rates Could be a Fed Error of Historic Proportions

Wednesday, 5 August 2015

If the US Fed acts too hastily this year, it could be forced into a humiliating reversal next year, writes Graeme Leach, Senior Fellow at the Legatum Institute (City A.M.)     


Helping Russia’s Sidelined and Exiled Journalists Tell Their Stories

Friday, 24 July 2015

Much of the Russian media is toxic. Here’s how the US can help the journalists who are not—by Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Washington Post)


Counter Propaganda: Cases from US Public Diplomacy and Beyond

Friday, 24 July 2015

Nicholas J. Cull is the author of the latest paper in the Legatum Institute's 'Beyond Propaganda' series. In Counter Propaganda, Cull examines the use of propaganda in American history, its impact on government policies and citizen mind-sets.


America's Presidential Race—2016

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

As America gears up for its 2016 General Election, Jacob Heilbrunn, Editor of The National Interest, gave an insider's account of the runners and riders in the US election.


Washington and Ankara Need Couples Therapy

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whom Barack Obama once described as a “close friend,” no longer appears to enjoy that status.


The Case for Quitting E-mail

Friday, 20 March 2015

Why does anyone think the State Department would have been a safer place to store Hillary Clinton’s email, asks Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Washington Post)


News from Britain for Obama. We May Outstrip America Within Four Years.

Friday, 16 January 2015

The Legatum Prosperity Index shows the UK is gathering speed and catching up to the US when it comes to prosperity, writes Harriet Maltby, Government and Economic Researcher at the Legatum Institute (ConservativeHome)


Prosperity Delivers Them All

Thursday, 15 January 2015

Novella Bottini, Econometrician at the Legatum Institute reacts to the launch of a new report, launched by Shadow Chancellor, Ed Balls, on engineering greater, and 'inclusive', prosperity around the world (e-Politix)


Public Event with Senator Marco Rubio, United States Senator of Florida

Tuesday, 3 December 2013

United States Senator Marco Rubio gave a public address on recent developments in the United States and questions about America's continued engagement in the world, as well as what it means for the future of the transatlantic alliance.


Politics, Culture, and the Entrepreneurial Idea

Wednesday, 24 April 2013

Young professionals explore the vital connection between culture and politics and its impact in shaping prosperous societies.


Promoting Entrepreneurship Is A Potent Development Tool

Tuesday, 23 April 2013

Ideas and approaches from the private sector can have substantial impact in enhancing engagement with foreign audiences.


Global Power Shifts: A Status Report

Monday, 18 March 2013

The Legatum Institute hosted Michael Moran, Editor-in-Chief of Renaissance Insights, for a wide-ranging conversation on the changing realities of shifts in global power.


Politics, Business and Philanthropy

Sunday, 17 March 2013

The Legatum Institute hosted the President of Washington’s Woodrow Wilson Center and former Congresswoman Jane Harman for a private dinner discussion.


The Future of Conservatism—From Both Sides of the Atlantic

Wednesday, 27 February 2013

The Legatum Institute hosted David Frum, author of 'Why Romney Lost' and contributing editor at 'Newsweek' and 'The Daily Beast', for a conversation on the future of conservative politics. 


After the US Election: Democracy Challenges

Monday, 26 November 2012

Carl Gershman, President of the National Endowment for Democracy, believes the strength of the West is crucial in reinforcing the strength of democracy.


Preventing the Next Great Recession

Friday, 7 September 2012

Steven Horwitz, chair of economics at St. Lawrence University, urges policy makers to explore market alternatives to central banking and structural reforms of regulatory and fiscal policy processes.


Can America Outwit Decline?

Friday, 3 August 2012

Robert Kagan considers if America can outwit decline and questions the constant commentary that the US can no longer do what it wants to do in the world. Well, compared to when?


The Debt Threat to Democracy: Part II

Monday, 28 May 2012

Tim Leunig argues that a democracy that works well will deliver sensible debt limits by consent, just as it will deliver sensible policies in a range of other policy areas.


Former Governor of Minnesota Tim Pawlenty at the Legatum Institute

Monday, 26 March 2012

The Legatum Institute hosted a private dinner with the Co-Chairman of Mitt Romney's Presidential campaign.


The West vs The Rest

Tuesday, 1 November 2011

Are America’s Best Days Behind Us?