Saturday, February 4, 2023

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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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

Nearly 14,000 Nigerian farmers and fishers sue Shell for destroying their livelihoods with oil...

Individuals and institutions from two communities have filed claims against Shell, calling on the company to clean up the devastating pollution and compensate them for its effects.