Thursday, September 20, 2018

Tag: tariffs

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, September 19

Trump slams door on refugees, China sets tariffs on U.S. goods, Kavanaugh accuser goes into hiding after threats, and more.

China retaliates against Trump administration’s new tariffs; puts levies on $60...

Donald Trump vowed to add tariffs to $267 billion more Chinese goods if China retaliated.

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, September 18

Who is Christine Blasey Ford, catastrophic and historic flooding, Trumps sets up tariffs, and more.

Trump initiates new tariffs on hundreds of products from China

Beijing has said before that its prepared to retaliate with even higher tariffs on American imports.

Farmers need a $12 billion bailout from government to offset Trump’s...

The retaliated tariffs on U.S. agriculture exports targets many farm states that have a political importance to the president.

Backfire

Thanks to Trump's wildfire tariffs, an iconic American brand is moving jobs overseas.

Are tariffs good or bad?

Tariffs have been around for centuries and will stay despite all the free trade agreements.

Imperial president or emperor with no clothes?

Could Donald Trump’s trade wars lead to a Great Depression?

Bernie derides Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs

In addition to Sen. Sanders’ condemnation, economist Jeffrey Sachs wrote an op-ed on Friday describing the new steel and aluminum tariffs as the start of a “psychopath’s trade war.”

New tariffs on Chinese goods exempt American clothing industry, business motives...

Experts aren’t convinced that this administration isn’t shaping public policy around personal business motives.

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Intercept report reveals Senate ignored federal court employees willing to testify against Kavanaugh

A new report from Ryan Grim for The Intercept has revealed that attorney Cyrus Sanai tried multiple times to reach out to Senators Charles Grassley and Dianne Feinstein on behalf of federal court employees also willing to speak out against Kavanaugh.

An international court is investigating the US and UK’s mass expulsion of Indigenous Islanders

Long ignored by the media, the people of Chagos struggle relentlessly to reclaim islands that the U.S. and U.K. stole for a military base.

China retaliates against Trump administration’s new tariffs; puts levies on $60 billion worth of...

Donald Trump vowed to add tariffs to $267 billion more Chinese goods if China retaliated.

The capitalist manifesto: Let poor people die

Market-happy illusionists keep spouting nonsense about a healthy economy built on today's capitalism.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, September 19

Trump slams door on refugees, China sets tariffs on U.S. goods, Kavanaugh accuser goes into hiding after threats, and more.

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