Tag: trade war
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 human costs of the nationalist agendas of Trump and Brexit
The nationalist approach to trade hurts globalists and workers alike.
Taking farmers for a ride
Trump’s trade disruptions are inflicting real pain, but they’re also exposing the frailty of an agriculture economy built for big business.
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.
War with China?
Has a war with China already begun?
Trump’s trade Czar, the latest architect of imperial disaster
No matter how deeply flawed such geopolitical visions may ultimately prove to be, their brief moments as official policy have regularly shaped the destiny of nations and of empires in unpredictable, unplanned, and often dangerous ways.
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.