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The Trade War

April 12, 2021 5:30 am

Bourbon, Collateral Damage in Trump’s Trade War

Kentucky’s greatest export is having a rough time thanks to European tariffs enacted during Trump’s trade war over steel and aluminum.
Daniel McGraw
January 25, 2021 5:30 am

Time for Congress to Shape Commerce

Congress should not buck trade treaties but take initiative in molding future ones.
Ryan C. Berg, Lauri Tähtinen, and Stan Veuger
January 21, 2021 5:30 am

Trump Failed. And So Did Trumpism.

He has left office with no positive achievements on his core policy agenda—immigration and trade—or much else besides.
James C. Capretta and Stan Veuger
August 12, 2020 5:26 am

Did Trump Get Owned by China?

China is better off than it was four years ago.
Mona Charen
June 24, 2020 5:30 am

What Trump Wants from the Trade War and Farm Bailouts

The president’s clash with China has harmed U.S. farmers, but he hopes to buy their love—and wanted Xi Jinping’s help to do it.
Clark Packard
May 19, 2020 5:30 am

Josh Hawley’s New Smoot-Hawley

The potentially costly folly of the Missouri senator’s call to ‘abolish’ the WTO.
Halie Craig, Clark Packard, Dan Ikenson, Simon Lester, Bryan Riley, and Brandon Arnold
March 30, 2020 5:35 am

Economic Nationalism Will Make COVID Worse

The current crisis requires global cooperation and the free flow of goods and services.
Clark Packard
March 2, 2020 5:23 am

How to Make America’s Next Trade Policy

For nearly 80 years, the United States was the chief architect and foremost defender of the global rules-based,…
Clark Packard, Scott Lincicome, Kimberly Clausing, and Mary Lovely
February 26, 2020 1:19 pm

President Trump’s Trade War is an Election Gamble

Trump is recklessly jeopardizing a strong economy that took a decade to rebuild from the massive loss of wealth in the great recession. 
Nicholas Connors
February 4, 2020 5:39 am

No, the Coronavirus Is Not Good for the Economy

Despite what Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross may hope or believe, global epidemics are bad for everyone.
Desmond Lachman