Friday, May 20, 2022

Tag: trade

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.

An historic opportunity to transform trade when we stop NAFTA II

We can stop NAFTA II and replace corporate trade with a new model that raises working conditions and protects the environment.

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?

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Looks like another ‘bad blue’ just bit the dust

Jamie McLeod-Skinner, as the replacement for Bad Blue Kurt Schrader, would not be beholden to any of the many corporate PACs that supported him.

Former Minneapolis cop pleads guilty to manslaughter during George Floyd arrest

“His acknowledgment he did something wrong is an important step toward healing the wounds of the Floyd family, our community, and the nation."

New research could lead to solar panels that work at night

“We do not yet have the miracle material that will make the thermoradiative diode an everyday reality, but we made a proof of principle and are eager to see how much we can improve on this result in the coming years.”

How America can stop violence against health care workers

“The severity seems to keep going up. It doesn’t go down.”

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.