Showing results for tag "trade-war"

Why Trump Won’t Start a Real Trade War

The U.S. exports its inflation…exchanging its major export item – dollars – for cheap Chinese-made goods. This keeps the CPI from rising, which prevents the working stiffs from noticing they’re getting ripped off.

Tariffs—Reverse Gear in the Economic Transmission

The US government thinks tariffs will shift the economy into a higher gear. But they’ll actually shift it into reverse…