Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Tag: trade

Why rebuilding America’s manufacturing muscle is essential

Decades of industrial decline left America unprepared for the pandemic. COVID-19 simply caught America flat-footed.

How Trump’s trade policies failed workers

Bad trade costs millions of American jobs. Trump’s brand of deal-making won’t bring them back.

Could Trump end a cruel dog meat festival during U.S.-China trade...

Even most of the Chinese public wants the inhumane event to be shut down.

When all you’ve got is a tariff…

... Every problem looks like a nail?

Tariff temper tantrum: Trump ‘created a fake crisis & has announced...

"Trump created a fake crisis and has announced a fake 'solution' that actually is terms that already the U.S. and Mexico had agreed months ago."

Trump’s Mexico tariffs are about white nationalism, not trade

There’s nothing “uncontrollable” about people applying for asylum. All the U.S. has to do is meet its obligations under international law.

When all you’ve got is a tariff…

... Every problem looks like a nail?

The misadventures of ‘tariff man’

For Donald Trump, tariffs are a substitute for diplomacy, just as harassment in his personal life is a substitute for normal human interaction.

Tired of spending money on the things you need? Then try...

After all, for thousands of years, the indigenous people of the land Detroit now sits on engaged in freely giving what was needed to others. The practice is ancient.

China tariffs are a regressive tax on Americans, and risk a...

The middle class and poor pay a larger percentage of their incomes on these tariffs than do the rich.

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‘History will not judge this kindly’: DNC Platform Committee votes down Medicare for All...

"The fact that our nation is the only advanced industrial country without universal healthcare cannot be blamed on Republican obstruction alone. It was also caused by Democratic leaders who've spent decades catering to corporate interests."

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House passes $740 billion defense bill amid the major struggles of the pandemic

“In the midst of a pandemic—as people across the country struggle to make rent, to pay their bills, to survive a deadly disease—it should be unthinkable.”