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Rubio Argues For Industrialization As Solution To The ‘White-Black Earnings Gap’

“The moral legitimacy of our economy is dependent on the vitality of our communities of color. Likewise, the health and resilience of our economy are…

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Posted in China Communist China coronavirus Covid-19 Democratic Party Free Trade Josh Hawley pandemic Republican Party trade world trade organization World War II WTO Wuhan virus

Yes, It’s Time For The United States To Leave The World Trade Organization

Sen. Josh Hawley has led the charge against the WTO, calling for it to be abolished — but there’s a better way: leave the WTO,…

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Posted in Business China global trade manufacturing outsourcing pharmaceuticals trade

No, It’s Not Actually Cheaper To Outsource Production To China

The ‘trade benefits all countries’ school of thought that has championed trade with China is essentially flawed, since it is based on short-run considerations.

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Posted in coronavirus Economics Gas gas prices Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Oil OPEC Russia Saudi Arabia trade

How An International Conflict Is Causing Gas Prices To Plummet

Vladimir Putin and Crown Prince Mohamad Bin Salman are in an all-out economic brawl, keeping a barrel of oil at an extremely low price point.

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Former Tory Leader: EU Is Panicking, UK Has ‘The Whip Hand’ in Brexit Talks

Former Conservative Party leader and Cabinet minister Sir Iain Duncan Smith believes the European Union is “panicking” as the “transition” period Brexit negotiations get underway,…

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Coronavirus: Nearly 80% of American Factories in Shanghai Say They Lack Workers

China is a critical hub for global supply chains, raising the prospect of a broader economic disruption.

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The Phase One U.S.-China Trade Deal Is A Serious Win For The United States

The U.S. shouldn’t be complacent after winning the first round of the trade war. China is a formidable strategic competitor and will remain so for…

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‘We Did It’: Donald Trump Celebrates Trade Deal Victories with Farmers

President Donald Trump celebrated his successful trade deals with China, Mexico, and Canada on Sunday, appearing at the American Farm Bureau Federation convention in Texas.

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Carney: Washington Post Admits Media Blew It and Tariffs Aren’t Raising Consumer Prices

As it turns out, Breitbart has been right all along. Tariffs did not squeeze American consumers.

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Alan Tonelson: China Won’t Abide by the Trade Deal No Matter How It’s Translated

China would not abide by the terms of any trade deal with the U.S. regardless of what is in the final Chinese language translation of…

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The White House Still Has Not Released the Phase One Trade Deal Text

The White House appears to be waiting until the last minute to release the text of the phase one trade deal with China

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The Wall Street Journal Admits U.S. Economy Sailed Through Trade War with ‘Barely a Scratch’

The U.S. economy is far more resilient and less reliant on China than Trump critics believed.

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Donald Trump: Phase One Trade Deal with China Will Be Signed on January 15

“I will be signing our very large and comprehensive Phase One Trade Deal with China on January 15,” Trump said on Twitter

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There’s No Such Thing As Free Trade With China As Long As It Cheats

After adding up the expensive externalities and the social cost, cheap stuff from China does not look as affordable as it does on the store…

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White House: Trump’s Economic Boom Benefiting Working Class Most

Blue-collar and working class Americans are seeing the “biggest gains” within Donald Trump’s econony, said WH spokesperson Adam Kennedy,

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