Opinion

Bidenomics: seismic shift or Trumpist nationalism retooled?

Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 03 May 2021

Joe Biden's economic agenda is anything but sleepy.
Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 03 May 2021
So much for “Sleepy Joe”.As his first 100 days of leadership slide by, 78-year-old Joe Biden is emerging as a most unusual American president.In a country where politics has increasingly seemed geared to and controlled by the so-called "one percent", Biden is turning his attention to the other 99%.Take this quote from last week’s American Jobs Plan speech to Congress: “Wall Street didn’t build the country. The middle class built the country. And unions built the middle class.“So that’s why&nbs...

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