This “explainer” of (typically dull) US-EU disagreements on trade, regulatory, and other issues is actually an eye-opening summary of the different universes of reality we inhabit. Every American should read it.
Even though Biden’s election might have swung Washington’s needle closer to the EU playbook, the U.S. and Europe remain split on many policy issues key in Brussels and EU capitals. The two sides are at odds on everything from lingering Trump-era trade tariffs to taxing America’s tech giants to making farming more environmentally sustainable.
The new president has left much of Donald Trump’s trade policy untouched, including tariffs on steel and a blockade of the World Trade Organization’s court system.