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Doomed to Repeat It: The Long History of America’s Protectionist Failures

Scott Lincicome | CATO Institute | 08/22/2019

The recent rise in American economic nationalism has accompanied the view that past restrictions on foreign competition were successful in achieving stated policy objectives: decreased imports, increased jobs, industrial revival,…

Trump’s Backfiring Trade Policy

Uri Dadush and Laurence Kotlikoff | Bruegel | 08/12/2019

Thirty months into President Trump’s radical trade policy, it...

President Trump fighting to fix a broken trade system at the G-20

Corey R. Lewandowski | The Hill | 06/26/2019

EXCERPT:  For American corporations, President Trum...

Opposing New Taxes And Supporting Trade Is NOT Unpatriotic

Bryan Riley | National Taxpayers Union | 06/14/2019

The Trump administration is considering whether to ...

Donald Trump’s Capricious Tariffs Open the Door to Corruption

Dean Baker | Center for Economic and Policy Research | 06/10/2019

Donald Trump has repeatedly proc...

Quiet, But Important, Progress in Transatlantic Trade

Barbara C. Matthews | Atlantic Council | 03/18/2019

Amid the chaos over Brexit, few have noticed the quiet, ...

Trump Thinks “Trade Isn’t Tricky”

Ed Gerwin | Progressive Policy Institute | 03/06/2019

The mounting damage to America’s economy and global standing from Pr...

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