Protectionism and Free Trade

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Marx the Globalist

Protectionism and Free TradeSocialismInterventionism

Blog04/21/2018

Marx didn’t see that many people were fighting, not for the interests of the proletariat, but for the principles of nationality.

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A Trade War May Trigger the Rise of Chinese Nationalism

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog04/16/2018
According to Mises, economic nationalism "is incompatible with durable peace," and efforts to fan the flames of a trade war between the US and China are dangerous.

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The Revenge Origins of the Sherman Antitrust Act

Cronyism and CorporatismProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. History

Blog04/10/2018

The origins of the Sherman Act provide an important reminder that politicians can be motivated by revenge, greed, hatred, jealously, and spite.

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4 Ways to Improve Immigration Policy — Without Growing Government

Bureaucracy and RegulationProtectionism and Free TradeThe Police State

Blog04/05/2018

From free trade to cutting welfare, here are four ways to improve immigration policy that don't make government more intrusive in our lives.

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Like Obama, Trump Loves to Make Laws with "a Pen and a Phone"

Protectionism and Free TradeU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog03/30/2018

So long as he uses a "national security" ploy, a president can raise taxes without so much as a debate in Congress. 

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Why We Learn Nothing about Trade

Protectionism and Free TradeU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

International trade hasn’t had a very good time lately. The outlook is bleak indeed, but it’s not the first time, nor will it be the last.

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The Difference Between Good Globalism and Bad Globalism

Protectionism and Free TradeWar and Foreign Policy

Blog03/28/2018

Economic globalism — which is a wonderful thing — is something quite different from the highly suspect agenda of political globalism. 

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China's Plan to End Dependency on American Trade

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog03/26/2018

Chinese plans for east Africa, the Indian Ocean, and a huge Eurasian trade zone make American tariffs a lessening problem for the Chinese state.

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Trump's Tariff May End America's Energy Boom

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog03/20/2018

America's thriving energy sector has boomed in part thanks to inexpensive foreign steel. 

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