Adam Davidson

New Yorker

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Adam Davidson is a staff writer for the New Yorker. He is a former international business and economics correspondent for National Public Radio.

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Republicans have released their tax plan. It would  get rid  of the mortgage interest deduction. Could eliminating it lower housing prices and therefore create more homeowners?

How the GOP tax bill could affect California’s housing market

Republicans have released their tax plan. It would get rid of the mortgage interest deduction. Could eliminating it lower housing prices and therefore create more homeowners?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, there's a 33-story building shaped like a sail.

Did the Trump organization break the law in Azerbaijan?

In Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, there's a 33-story building shaped like a sail.

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President Trump withdrew the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would have created the largest free trade zone in the world.

TPP withdrawal means fewer protections for workers and environment

President Trump withdrew the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would have created the largest free trade zone in the world.

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