Wednesday, 22 May , 2019

US Economic Policy

Fed defies Trump raising rates

Fed Raises Rates, Demonstrating Confidence in Health of Economy By Binyamin Appelbaum Dec. 19, 2018 The Federal Reserve announced a widely expected quarter-point increase in its benchmark...

Trump’s China-bashing more class war than trade war: Thomas Piketty

French economist and darling of the left says US president is using external threats to gain support of the poor and distract from his...

Christine Lagarde urges world to ‘de-escalate’ trade disputes

IMF chief issues stark warning of risks to the global economy October 1, 2018 Please use the sharing tools found via the share button at the...

US-China trade war intensifies

By Nick Beams 26 September 2018 China has ruled out any further trade talks with the United States as long as the Trump administration continues to...

Beijing cancels trade talks with Washington after US sanctions China for...

By Nick Beams 22 September 2018 In a significant escalation of global tensions, the US has imposed sanctions on a Chinese military unit and its...

Imperialists’ Fear and Loathing. . . of Being Colonized | By...

July 30, 2018 Introduction For decades and longer, the United States and Europe lectured and encouraged countries in Latin America, Africa and Asia to welcome and...

US threatens trade war against China

By Nick Beams 23 March 2018 The Trump administration has opened a trade war against China by announcing that tariffs will be imposed on...

Trump’s Trade War – or De-Globalization?

Peter Koenig 12 March 2018 President Trump’s bold ‘protectionist’ move of introducing import duties of 25% and 10% for steel and aluminum, respectively – and...

Gary Cohn Said He Will Resign as Trump’s Top Economic Adviser

By KATE KELLY and MAGGIE HABERMAN MARCH 6, 2018 Gary D. Cohn, President Trump’s top economic adviser, said on Tuesday that he would resign, becoming the...

Lori Wallach and Michael Hudson Debate Trump’s Plan to Impose Steel...

March 6, 2018 Ryan Criticizes Tariff Plan as Trump Issues Nafta Threat By ANA SWANSON MARCH 5, 2018 WASHINGTON — Paul D. Ryan, the Republican House speaker, criticized...