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rollthemdice

Evidence that Trade Wars Are Dragging the Economy Down

– September 8, 2019

If the US and the world slide into recession, let no one claim that trade policy and the uncertainty it creates was not a dominant reason. 

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On Trade, Both Trump and Warren Get a Fail

– September 7, 2019

When you care about freedom, there are a lot of areas where politicians of both sides are two sides of the same coin.

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lobsters

Let Them Eat Lobsters

– September 5, 2019

No one knows for sure when or how this will end. But in the meantime, trade warriors in the White House can at least adapt the words of Marie-Antoinette: let them eat lobsters. 

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manchester_heroes

Protectionism and Political Violence

– September 2, 2019

The movie Peterloo offers all of us a chance to learn from history. It reveals the poison of protectionism and how its hidden violence can lead to results that are far worse than anyone anticipates.

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louisxivpg

The U.S. Revives the Personal State

– August 27, 2019

 “Ordered” — as in, I’m commander in chief, and do as you are told by me, or there will be consequences. 

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USAcontratrade

Is It Obvious Yet that Tariffs Injure Americans?

– August 17, 2019

Tariffs invite retaliation thus ruining export markets in addition to raising prices and tipping small businesses into the failing side of thin margins. 

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fantasydestoryer

How Much Damage Will Come from this Trade War?

– August 13, 2019

Trade wars can only be fought with fiscal, monetary, and interventionist regulatory policy tools that hinder and hamper the free choices of all of us, both in the domestic and international marketplaces.

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globaltrade48

The Revolution of 1948, and Its Reversal

– August 12, 2019

GATT marked a seachange in economic affairs, the moment when nationalist-style protectionism gave way to international cooperation and the primacy of enterprise. It was the revolution of 1948. 

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thinkliketrump

How to Manage Trade Like Trump in Five Steps

– August 2, 2019

The human imagination has a way of inventing an infinite number of reasons why the personal ego is superior to logic and evidence. 

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tradewarprogram

New Data Show the Trade War’s Mounting Costs

– July 29, 2019

New data show the trade war initiated last year by the United States is costing the global economy dearly.

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