State of the Union

Posts in category “Trade”

Even If Hobby Lobby Wins, We Lose

Closing on Sundays doesn’t make up for the disembedding nature of big box stores.

Posted March 25th, 2014

Taiwan’s Protests Could Mean Trouble With China

Taiwan, the semi-autonomous nation not known for making waves, is erupting over …

Posted March 25th, 2014

How to Confront Chinese Power Peacefully

America has put up with hacking and currency manipulation for far too long.

Posted June 4th, 2013

We Need a Tariff, Not a Corporate Income Tax

The corporate income tax should be abolished, not lowered.

Posted May 31st, 2013

Tragedy in the Factories, and The New York Times

When there aren’t easy solutions even to the most obvious problems.

Posted April 1st, 2013

Qz.com: Business News for the Secessionist Rich

In his widely read essay for TAC, Mike Lofgren, author of The …

Posted September 24th, 2012

Democrats Ignore Clinton’s Fingerprints on the Great Crash

Ahead of Bill Clinton’s convention speech Wednesday night, former Bush administration spokesman …

Posted September 6th, 2012

Global Financial Capitalism: Not Working

The International Monetary Fund issued a warning that will no doubt send …

Posted July 19th, 2012

On Being “Anti-Capitalist”: Spare Me

In my TAC review of Jonah Goldberg’s The Tyranny of Cliches, I …

Posted July 16th, 2012

Good Europeans

The former German foreign minister Joschka Fischer has a revealing op-ed in today’s Süddeutsche Zeitung (link …

Posted June 4th, 2012

Rise of health care costs drives angst over free trade

Ramesh Ponnuru remarks at how public support for free trade has fallen …

Posted May 29th, 2012

First Solar’s Loan Guarantees: Money Laundering For Obama Cronies

The Department of Energy can guarantee loans with taxpayer money, but they …

Posted April 17th, 2012

A New Grassroots Currency Hits the Market in Greece

In the Greek city of Volos a new currency has emerged. With …

Posted April 12th, 2012

A Long Russia Winter Extended

Whenever I become depressed over the current state of this country’s election …

Posted February 23rd, 2012

More Foolish Sanctions

European foreign ministers have approved an oil embargo against Iran. The sanctions …

Posted January 23rd, 2012

More Bad News From Europe

There has been more bad news out of Europe today. On top …

Posted January 18th, 2012

Wonder Bread: Hostess Taps Bankruptcy Loan, Union Problems Sno-Ball

Dow Jones reports that a federal bankruptcy judge gave the go-ahead for …

Posted January 13th, 2012