Tuesday, September 17, 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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Within 26 years, virtually all gas power plants will be economically obsolete in many states.

Dangerous levels of plastic found in children’s bodies finds new study

"It can't be that every fourth child between three and five years old is so heavily burdened with chemicals that long-term damage cannot safely be ruled out."

Over 800 climate strikes planned in U.S. on September 20th; Global Climate Strikes to...

5 days ahead of strikes, Activists of all ages, labor groups, faith leaders, businesses gear up for youth-led climate strikes in intergenerational demand for climate action

What George Carlin taught us about media propaganda by omission

George Carlin’s quip reminds us to demand the other score: the horrific cost of our unequal and unsustainable status quo.

Germany poised to spend nearly $50 billion on climate protections

The country will spend up to 40 billion euros to cushion the impact of abandoning coal.