Sunday, June 7, 2020

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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If Trump sends the US military into states, it will ignite a peoples’ revolution

Can America and its Democracy withstand the attacks that are being made upon it from forces, not from without, but from within this country? What we desperately need, at this time, is a peoples’ revolution.

American Stonewall: The Cops Have Already Lost

If a politician wants to exercise real leadership, let them proclaim a day of healing where they lead a march of police and protesters together in support of a new era in police relations.

New Trump appointee to foreign aid agency has denounced liberal democracy and ‘our homo-empire’

Merritt Corrigan has a history of denouncing liberal democracy and has said that the country is in the clutches of a “homo-empire” that pushes a “tyrannical LGBT agenda.”

DOJ Inspector General investigates prison guards killing inmate with pepper spray

“He died because of the mace. You do not mace an asthmatic...They murdered my son."

Lockdowns for the many, impunity for the few

“I was born in this county. I have never come across ill-feeling like this about anything. Everyone feels it is one law for us and one law for them. That is so unfair.”