Author Archives: Eamonn Fingleton

There is No Such Thing As ‘Free Trade’

The media ignores how foreign protectionism is killing the American economy.

Trump and the Russians: The BBC Contributes a Little Balance

A new radio program tries to stick to the facts.

Calling North Korea’s Bluff—and China’s Too

Trump can shame his pussyfooting predecessors.

Clinton’s Bad Trade

Manufacturing won’t find a friend in Hillary.

Boeing Goes to Pieces

Aerospace execs sell their industry to Japan­—one part at a time.

Japan’s Bad Trade

Why won’t anyone talk about Tokyo’s auto protectionism?

Dollars and Dragons

How currency manipulation destroyed American manufacturing

Beyond Free Trade

Meet the heterodox economists challenging globalism. By Eamonn Fingleton “I don’t care …

Empire Is Bad Business

The Pentagon sells out American manufacturing for Japanese bases. By Eamonn Fingleton …

Evening in America

The Betrayal of American Prosperity: Free Market Delusions, America’s Decline, and How …

How to Lose an Empire

America goes Ottoman shopping.

Juggernaut Japan

Edwin O. Reischauer and the American Discovery of Japan, George R. Packard, Columbia University Press, 368 pages

Street Sweeping

Getting the American economy back on solid ground will require new financial regulations. Goldman Sachs alums aren’t the men for the job.

Street Sweeping

Getting the American economy back on solid ground will require new financial regulations. Goldman Sachs alums aren’t the men for the job.

Bull in the China Shop

The U.S. is betting that a rich PRC will be democratic. Beijing disagrees.

The Creativity Conceit

America will always be number one, won’t it?

The Sphinx in Winter

America’s burgeoning trade deficits threaten Greenspan’s legacy.