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How Global “Free Trade” Killed the Middle Class

March 30, 2018 5

a wolf in sheep’s clothing In a piece for the Washington Post, former CNN correspondent Heather Long, and her colleague Andrew Van Dam, write that President Trump’s tariffs will hurt Trump voters the most.  Their […]

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If This Is A Trade War, Sign Me Up

March 23, 2018 0

We’re Off To A Good Start In The “Trade War” Yesterday, the Trump administration slapped $60 billion in tariffs on Chinese imports. The tariffs are intended to protect American innovation and competitiveness in the global […]

Americans overwhelmingly favor immigration reform
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Why Trump Will Be America’s Last Republican President

March 14, 2018 0

If Republicans Fail to Pass Immigration Reform, They May Lose the Presidency for Good Elections aren’t won by governing well, they’re won by rewarding supporters and punishing opponents.  This is the central lesson in The Dictator’s Handbook, […]

free trade doesn't work, the baguette shop, an allegory
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Why Free Trade Doesn’t Work: an Allegory

March 14, 2018 3

The Baguette Shop, or an economic parable on asymmetrical competition You own an artisanal bakery that makes the best $2 baguettes in town—business is booming.  In fact, business is so good that a German bakery […]

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How Global “Free Trade” Killed the Middle Class

March 30, 2018 5

a wolf in sheep’s clothing In a piece for the Washington Post, former CNN correspondent Heather Long, and her colleague Andrew Van Dam, write that President Trump’s tariffs will hurt Trump voters the most.  Their […]

free trade doesn't work, the baguette shop, an allegory
Analysis

Why Free Trade Doesn’t Work: an Allegory

March 14, 2018 3

The Baguette Shop, or an economic parable on asymmetrical competition You own an artisanal bakery that makes the best $2 baguettes in town—business is booming.  In fact, business is so good that a German bakery […]

black americans are the racial group most opposed to mass immigration
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Mass Immigration Hurts Black America the Most

February 5, 2018 3

Assessing the Impact of Mass Immigration on African-Americans There’s no such thing as a free lunch. In the nineteenth century American bar owners offered free lunches as a way to attract noontime patrons.  Inevitably, the […]

there are 500,000 homeless americans, why are we sending $200 billion abroad every year in foreign aid?
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Against Foreign Aid

January 18, 2018 0

America Sends $200 Billion Abroad Every Year: the Case Against Foreign Aid You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your […]

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