Monday, June 17, 2019

Tag: trade war

When all you’ve got is a tariff…

... Every problem looks like a nail?

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 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.

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US cyber attack on Russia’s power grid is an ‘act of war’ (according to...

How about an international negotiation to end mutual cyber attacks that would include international controls and monitoring, and penalties for violations?

Congressman’s wife pleads guilty to misusing campaign funds

Margaret Hunter recently pleaded guilty in federal court to her and her husband using their campaign funds as their private bank account for years.

If Donald Trump is the symptom…then what’s the disease?

The Donald caught the spirit of a moment in which both imperial and economic decline, however unacknowledged by the Washington political elite, had indeed begun.

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