America in the age of Trump

John Fund – Leading US political and economic analyst
19 December 2018
17h45 – 18h15 Registration (Registration & cheese ’n wine)
18h15 – 20h00 (Presentation + Q&A)
Free Market Foundation, Block 5 Bryanston Gate, 170 Curzon Road, Bryanston (opposite Sandton Medi-Clinic)


America in the age of Trump

Speaker: John Fund Leading US political and economic analyst

Under President Donald Trump there has seen both political and policy turbulence. John Fund, a leading US political and economic analyst, will provide his perspective on the current state of the US economy and the results of November's midterm elections, in which Trump's Republicans increased their numbers in the Senate but lost control of the House of Representatives.  Over 20 Democratic candidates are lining up to oppose Trump for re-election. Fund will provide a thumbnail analysis of them and their prospects for winning.  

Bullet points

  • Why did Trump win in 2016?
  • The forces behind Trump are operating worldwide.
  • Two most surprising things about Trump in office
  • How Trump will react to the midterm election results
  • What do we know about public opinion going into 2020 election.


Entry fee R50 per person CASH ONLY at door – for cheese, wine, challenging intellectual debate and scintillating company! Media free

(If you cannot join us, no need to RSVP)

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