Swathes of America are being ravaged by the ongoing opioid abuse epidemic, affecting the poorest areas of the country hardest, and costing the US economy some $80 billion every year. Bipartisan action is needed to solve the crisis, writes Anthony Tipping.
When he wants to rile an audience, one of Donald Trump's trademark moves is to bring up the trade deficit. But is this any more than a naked plea to nationalist sentiment, asks Anthony Tipping.
At long last, the American political establishment is beginning to discuss climate change. But is it too little, too late?