In ‘Melting Pot or Civil War? A Son of Immigrants Makes the Case Against Open Borders,’ Reihan Salam says America must make smart investments in alleviating global poverty as it moves toward a more skills-based immigration system.
The Trump administration says it will push back against Chinese military aggression, espionage, debt diplomacy, and human rights abuses. It’s about time.
We understand it would be wrong to let politicians interfere with our freedom to trade with our local grocery store. The same argument applies when looking at international trade.
China may be able to absorb the latest round of tariffs by turning goods destined for export around for internal consumption.
Free trade supporters will be disappointed in clauses such as the minimum wage requirement and recognition of bargaining rights. But such clauses appeal to union voters, who like Trump.
Until the UPU delivers fairer rates for American businesses, they will be stuck with an outrageous arrangement keeping their prices artificially high.
In the small border city of Laredo, Texas, the entire world shows up every day, determined to get into the United States.
Jean-Claude Juncker reportedly told Donald Trump, ‘If you want to be stupid, I can be stupid, as well.’ This is a perfect summary of a trade war.
Donald Trump is now ‘picking winners and losers’ by bailing out industries that are suffering the consequences of policies that he claims have no losers.
Trump’s trade war could hurt the ‘forgotten’ Americans — the very people he promised would be newly empowered by his presidency.
It seems almost embarrassing to have to rehearse the case for free trade, but Donald Trump is determined to make us learn it all over again, the hard way.
Both parties should aim to reestablish checks and balances that have been piddled away over the past six decades, so Congress can reassert its proper role in American governance.
President Trump wants a ‘historic’ deal to make him look like a great leader—exactly the mistake previous presidents made in negotiating with North Korea.
I support nearly unlimited trade, no matter what other nations do. It’s mostly because I love America.
Given both the negative economic effects and political risks, President Trump’s latest trade war with allies seems a miscalculated move, a fight he shouldn’t have picked.
Sheltering inefficient work—like Sam’s bread business—prevents workers like Sam from finding and developing a skill set that the economy needs.
The mainstream media treats everything Trump does as one step away from the next apocalypse. But there’s no need to freak out about the so-called trade war.
Zeke Miller, White House reporter for The Associated Press, joins Ben Domenech on this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour.
The trick, of course, is to limit Chinese tourist misbehavior and ensure their massive tour groups don’t overrun the destinations most popular with Americans.
It is a game of robbing Peter because you claim Paul was robbed. This helps no one. Two wrongs do not make a right in pursuit of freer trade.
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