Corruption Of Sanctions & Tariffs Ignored By The Media

By Ralph Nader, -

The news is filled with stories about President Trump and his predecessors imposing sanctions on other countries, their officials, and other prominent persons. But the media rarely spells out [...]

Steelmaker That Praised Trump Tariffs Now Suing U.S. For Relief

By Joe Deaux, -

Less than a year after JSW Steel (USA) Inc. lauded U.S. metal tariffs for aiding the steel industry, the company is suing because it’s not exempted from the levies. The producer says the Commerce [...]

A US-China Trade War ‘Armistice’?

By Jack Rasmus, -

The first reports emerging from the G20 meeting in Buenos Aires today, December 2, 2018, are that Trump and Xi have agreed to put their trade war on hold, a kind of ‘trade war armistice’, at [...]

How Much Damage are Trump’s Solar Tariffs Doing to the U.S. Industry?

By Dan Gearino, -

The tariffs on imported solar panels imposed by the Trump administration six months ago have done little to dampen the booming solar market in the United States. Company executives and industry [...]

President Trump’s Tariffs Are Not Really The Point

By Stan Sorscher, -

Ronald Reagan told us that markets are good, government is bad, and we should let free markets solve all our problems. Winners will prosper, and gains will trickle down to workers and [...]

UE General Executive Board: “Workers Need An Industrial Policy Not Tariffs”

By Staff, -

President Trump’s recent announcement that he intends to impose a 25% tariff on steel and a 10% tariff on aluminum is not a new or effective strategy for reviving American manufacturing. George [...]

The TPP Has Been Signed, We Need to Build Power

By Daniel Cooper, Trade for People and Planet -

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was signed this Thursday, March 8th by the eleven countries that remained in negotiations after the United States abandoned the deal. The agreement, [...]