Immigrants have not caused people to feel poorer. Austerity has. The roots of dissatisfaction and increasing poverty are in the policies of first the coalition and then the Conservative Government.
Talks over climate reparations are breaking down, source tells me, over US position. It wants to trade a tiny step forward to discuss #lossanddamage , but only if it gets blanket immunity from ever having to compensate poorer nations for climate damage.
Stunning new data: The world’s 2,200 billionaires grew 12 percent wealthier in 2018. Meanwhile, the bottom half of the world got 11 percent poorer. Don’t be Pinkered into everything’s-getting-better complacency. The few are monopolizing progress.
I'm sorry, Mr. President, but you got this wrong. Tariffs are paid by American consumers. They raise the prices of many things we buy. They function exactly like taxes. So you have in effect raised taxes on most Americans. You have made Americans poorer.