Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tag: trade war

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.

Beijing’s bid for global power in the age of Trump

“America first” versus China’s strategy of the four continents.

Trump’s Trade Wars

He’s put tariffs, which are essentially taxes, on what they sell to us. And they’ve retaliated by putting tariffs on what we sell to them.

Wait, you’re sanctioning us?!

It's time for the world to blacklist Trump, his associates, and his businesses.

The entropy wars

Five financial uncertainties of 2018 (so far).

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.

Are tariffs good or bad?

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

$83 billion West Virginia petrochemical deal with China on skids due...

The deal would be worth more than the total gross domestic product of West Virginia, which was $76.8 billion in 2017.

Trump’s Hobbesian trade war

If you have a device such as a phone, a laptop, any notebook or tablet, Trump is stepping on you.

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U.S. judge slashed Bayer/Monsanto damages owed from $75 million to $25.27 million

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Chevron responsible for spilling nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into California canyon

The seepage began in May and has been intermittently leaking until last Tuesday.

Trump’s plan to throw 55,000 children out of their homes

In 1968 — just a week after Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination — Congress passed the Fair Housing Act, or FHA.