Monday, May 23, 2022

Tag: tariffs

Why lifting tariffs during the COVID-19 crisis is bad for America’s...

Congress must leave the steel and aluminum tariffs in place and redouble efforts to find new uses for American products.

When all you’ve got is a tariff…

... Every problem looks like a nail?

Tariff temper tantrum: Trump ‘created a fake crisis & has announced...

"Trump created a fake crisis and has announced a fake 'solution' that actually is terms that already the U.S. and Mexico had agreed months ago."

Trump’s Mexico tariffs are about white nationalism, not trade

There’s nothing “uncontrollable” about people applying for asylum. All the U.S. has to do is meet its obligations under international law.

When all you’ve got is a tariff…

... Every problem looks like a nail?

The misadventures of ‘tariff man’

For Donald Trump, tariffs are a substitute for diplomacy, just as harassment in his personal life is a substitute for normal human interaction.

The cost of Trump’s trade war (and a better alternative)

By imposing them, Trump has in effect raised taxes on most Americans by about $800 per household. China’s retaliatory tariffs will raise taxes further.

China tariffs are a regressive tax on Americans, and risk a...

The middle class and poor pay a larger percentage of their incomes on these tariffs than do the rich.

An historic opportunity to transform trade when we stop NAFTA II

We can stop NAFTA II and replace corporate trade with a new model that raises working conditions and protects the environment.

Trump’s trade tariffs, a ‘fool’s errand’ that won’t work and will...

Trump did not have to resort to tariffs. All he needed to do was make it very clear to Chinese leaders that there had to be significant changes made to the trade relationship...

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Tucker Carlson’s ‘great replacement’ theory comes from an anti-American Nazi

Why has the American far right adopted an anti-American conspiracy theory as its rallying cry?

How do we stop White supremacists from killing people of color?

I think it’s a sobering time, and we have to act that way, and we have to figure out how we make change outside of elected officials or parties at this point.

Nearly 90,000 small businesses in US expected to close after Senate GOP kills main...

"Senators who ensured this fate instead of providing the relief small business needs now must be held accountable."

Bill Baird’s battle for legalized abortion and Roe v. Wade

"This is a religious war,” says Baird of the intense push to make abortion illegal.“

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.