Category: Trade Agreements
The Trump administration is actually composed of large industrialists and financiers, to a degree perhaps unprecedented in modern times, so all the more are those interests promoted
We need an immigration policy that brings people together instead of pitting workers against each other
Trump is betting his intimidation approach can produce quick results before his tariff war precipitates a currency war and a severe global economic contraction
Why he will Lose
The U.S. doesn’t seem likely to win Trump’s trade war, and consumers are quite likely to lose
Our trade policy over the last four decades has been quite explicitly designed to redistribute income upward. This was the point of deals like NAFTA, or admitting China to the WTO
An Opportunity to Refashion the Intellectual Property Regime?
When this devious, hollow, self-interested man offers a better approximation of the people’s champion than any other leader, you know democracy is in trouble
Is the Trump phony trade war really about reducing the U.S. $375 billion annual trade deficit with China? Or about U.S. bankers wanting more access and ownership of operations in China?
We can do better than extending a relic of the feudal guild system