Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Tag: trade war

Imperial president or emperor with no clothes?

Could Donald Trump’s trade wars lead to a Great Depression?

Trade war with China – easy to win?

A trade war is won by the country that can tolerate more pain.

Girding for confrontation

Right now, a Sino-American war sounds like the plotline of some half-baked dystopian novel. But could it become reality in the future?

An urgent message to Europe, Canada, Mexico, and Japan

An open letter from the United State of America.

Why Trump is right and wrong about trade deficit

While Trump has been harping on trade deficit for thirty years – he was complaining about the Japanese in the 1980s – he’s vastly oversimplifying the issue and the solutions.

Bernie derides Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs

In addition to Sen. Sanders’ condemnation, economist Jeffrey Sachs wrote an op-ed on Friday describing the new steel and aluminum tariffs as the start of a “psychopath’s trade war.”

Trump’s trade war is about Trump, not China

Those China tariffs aren't surprising. What’s bizarre are the people praising Trump's recklessness and reviving his political fortunes.

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No justice: Prosecutors throw out charges in Flint water crisis

“Words cannot express how disappointed I am that justice continues to be delayed and denied to the people of my city."

A ‘Poor People’s Moral Budget’ because ‘everybody has the right to live’

"For too long, we have turned to those with wealth and power to solve our most pressing social problems."

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?

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.

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.

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