Adam Smith, author of An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, considered the arguments made by today’s proponents of unilateral free trade and responded to them in print – more . . .
Last month Harley-Davidson announced that it would move production for its European customers overseas, in order to avoid the European Union’s (E.U.) new import duties. President Trump slammed the move, and accused the company of . . .
Remittances Sent by Illegal Immigrants Cost America $30 Billion Annually The year is 1788. Paris. The air is heavy with the scent of impending revolution. Some praise the king in hushed whispers, others shout “Liberté! . . .
Understanding Karl Marx on Free Trade What do David Ricardo, Ben Shapiro, and Karl Marx have in common? They’re all free traders. No, this is not a tongue-in-cheek jab designed to smear Ricardo or Marx. . . .
According to The Hill, a new study shows that “isolationist trade policies” could cut $2 trillion from America’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 2022. As such, President Trump’s tariffs will not make America great again—they . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
intellectual whack-a-mole Facts don’t care about your feelings. ~Ben Shapiro Last Thursday Ben Shapiro responded to my article “Why Ben Shapiro is Wrong on Free Trade” with his own piece: “Yes, Tariffs Are Still Stupid. . . .
How Isaac Newton Lost a Fortune Isaac Newton was a genius—perhaps the most intelligent man to ever walk this earth. It was he who uncovered the laws of motion, he who unravelled light’s mysteries, and . . .