Friday, October 22, 2021

Tag: trade

Trump’s trade Czar, the latest architect of imperial disaster

No matter how deeply flawed such geopolitical visions may ultimately prove to be, their brief moments as official policy have regularly shaped the destiny of nations and of empires in unpredictable, unplanned, and often dangerous ways.

Trade war against China – 11 myths and delusions

There won’t be any winner in the trade war.

Vlad’s man in the White House

Make America Fake Again.

$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.

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?

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.”

While China picks winners, Trump picks losers

As with so much else, Trump is determined to Take America Backwards Again.

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Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

Thunberg sat down in her Stockholm kitchen to talk about what she expects—and hopes—will come from the global event.

The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

Toxic Clichés

Our students will be facing challenges beyond what we can begin to imagine, if these past few years are any indication, crises that require far-ranging intelligence, imagination, sensitivity.

6 ways restaurants can reduce their environmental impact

The restaurant industry struggles to meet consumers’ sustainability standards because of conventional management patterns.

Taking aim at predatory equity firms, Warren leads bill to ‘stop Wall Street looting’

"Private equity firms get rich off of stripping assets from companies, loading them up with a bunch of debt, and then leaving workers, consumers, and whole communities in the dust."