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Tariffs Hit Those Trump Wants to Help: U.S. Factories

Tariffs are taxes. They are almost always tools of crony capitalism as we’ve said before. They tend to warp the economy generally in the effort to help specific constituencies. As such tariffs often create disruptive unintended consequences that can then...

NAFTA 2.0: Free Trade or Central Planning?

By Ron Paul Last week the United States, Mexico, and Canada agreed to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with a new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Sadly, instead of replacing NAFTA’s managed trade with true free trade,...