Protectionism and Free Trade

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Like Obama, Trump Loves to Make Laws with "a Pen and a Phone"

Protectionism and Free TradeU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog03/30/2018

So long as he uses a "national security" ploy, a president can raise taxes without so much as a debate in Congress. 

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Why We Learn Nothing about Trade

Protectionism and Free TradeU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

International trade hasn’t had a very good time lately. The outlook is bleak indeed, but it’s not the first time, nor will it be the last.

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The Difference Between Good Globalism and Bad Globalism

Protectionism and Free TradeWar and Foreign Policy

Blog03/28/2018

Economic globalism — which is a wonderful thing — is something quite different from the highly suspect agenda of political globalism. 

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China's Plan to End Dependency on American Trade

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog03/26/2018

Chinese plans for east Africa, the Indian Ocean, and a huge Eurasian trade zone make American tariffs a lessening problem for the Chinese state.

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Trump's Tariff May End America's Energy Boom

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog03/20/2018

America's thriving energy sector has boomed in part thanks to inexpensive foreign steel. 

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The Political Economy of Protectionism

Free MarketsFrom the ArchivesProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy

Blog03/08/2018

Protectionism may provide some short-term benefits to a small number of special interests, but at much greater costs to the rest of society.

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Trump’s Protectionist Follies Threaten a Trade War

Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy

Blog03/06/2018

What America is facing are the illogical trade policies of an economically illiterate president in the White House. 

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Trump's Tariffs Are a Tax on Americans

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog03/05/2018

Employers that rely on aluminum and steel will now have to pay more for those resources, meaning workers will see lower wages and less hiring. 

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Trump's Solar Tariffs Are Bad, but so Are Solar Subsidies

Protectionism and Free TradeTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

Blog02/02/2018
The U.S. firms that are the direct “losers” of the new solar tariffs have benefited for years from favorable tax treatment.
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Thanks, Government — Nearly Half of Puerto Rico Is Still without Power

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog01/12/2018
Governments continue to place obstacles in the way of the private-sector people who are inclined to help.
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