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Comments Off on In Response To Trump Tariffs, China Raises $3B Of Their Own Against US

LIBERTY REVIEW – China slapped tariffs on up to $3 billion in U.S. exports over the weekend, escalating a trade spat between the world’s two largest economies. Announced late Sunday, the tariffs will apply to 128 American products that Beijing had previously identified as potential targets for import taxes. The punitive measures went into effect on […]

Comments Off on Trump’s Failing Grade on Trade Threatens His Overall GPA on Economic Policy

INTERNATIONAL LIBERTY – I explained last month that the World Trade Organization’s dispute-resolution mechanism is the best way of discouraging China from short-sighted mercantilist and cronyist trade policies. The Trump Administration, though, thinks that the best response to bad Chinese trade policy is to adopt bad American trade policy. In this interview, I fret that […]

Comments Off on Trump’s Economic Illiteracy Has Deep Roots

REASON – When Russ Roberts, the George Mason University economist and host of the EconTalk podcast, visited the Reason office last week to be a guest on our podcast, he was asked about President Donald Trump’s economic policies. Roberts offered a succinct, and powerful, rejoinder to the president’s view that America’s trade deficit with China […]

Comments Off on What Happens When an MBA Student Raised in Communist China Reads Hayek

Southern Watchman says:   Freedom is the right choice. Always. Cheers and watch your six, – Southern Watchman   FEE.ORG – Imagine being born during the bloody Cultural Revolution in China and growing up in a country with little economic or personal freedom. Few Chinese citizens had the knowledge that human rights are not granted […]