Trade

Trump, the Kochs, and a GOP crack-up

August 1, 2018 6:57 pm

Charles Koch, a lifetime free-trader, seems really, really, really unhappy with the president’s tariffs, both real and threatened.

Bob Woodward’s book will give Trump a new chance to be outraged

July 31, 2018 4:04 pm

A war is breaking out in the GOP between Trump and the more mainstream elements of the party.

Yes, the GDP growth is great. But how much of that is down to Trump?

July 27, 2018 3:59 pm

The President is eager to claim economic prosperity as one of his many successes.

Australia’s choice: Chinese trade – or American security?

July 26, 2018 9:04 am

Only 55 per cent of Australians trust Uncle Sam to ‘act responsibly in the world’ — the lowest level recorded in polls.

How significant are Trump’s trade talks with the EU?

July 25, 2018 9:22 pm

The President is declaring victory on the European front of his incipient trade war.

Elon Musk: Genius or jerk?

July 23, 2018 7:19 am

Tesla has not turned a profit in 15 years, but its market capitalisation is bigger than Ford’s.

Adam Smith analysed human behaviour, not economics, says Simon Heffer

July 19, 2018 1:01 pm

Jesse Norman debunks several myths about the founding father of economics.

Steve Bannon: ‘We have to end the Cold War with Russia’

July 18, 2018 6:38 pm

The former White House strategist thinks China poses a much greater threat.

Trump is behaving like a caudillo in trying to intimidate Harley-Davidson

June 26, 2018 5:19 pm

Tariffs are a huge political gamble, one that the GOP is eyeing with mounting apprehension.

What’s the real reason Jared Kushner lost his security clearance?

June 6, 2018 3:47 pm

Qatari ministers, Chinese conglomerates and 666 Fifth Avenue could have something to do with it.

Trump’s ZTE talks have Congress wondering if he’s putting America first

May 18, 2018 10:19 pm

Finally House Republicans are standing up to the president  and all it took was a Chinese phone company.

Does Facebook want news ratings to fail?

May 8, 2018 5:34 pm

The social media giant is turning its attention to locking in their current advantage

The perfect recipe for a Trump meltdown

April 2, 2018 6:10 pm

President Trump has invited Russian president Vladimir Putin to the White House. This news is rocking Washington, but it shouldn’t…

Are you a winner or a loser in Trump’s trade war?

April 2, 2018 4:26 pm

China’s imposition today of tariffs on 128 imports from the US was inevitable – and is no doubt exactly the…

A trade war with China sounds terrifying – but the US is doing the right thing

April 2, 2018 2:44 pm

Nobody likes the sound of trade war, and rightly so. China’s new retaliatory tariffs against US products feel like the…

Kudlow vs. Navarro? The Race To Replace ‘Globalist Gary’

March 9, 2018 4:16 pm

Cockburn has learned that Lawrence Kudlow, the CNBC star, former Reagan official and financier, is a major candidate to replace…

Why Trump’s ‘trade war’ makes strategic sense

March 2, 2018 12:00 pm

Has Donald Trump sparked off a trade war? His plans for a 25 percent tariff on steel imports and 10…

1,2,3,4 — Trump declares a trade war

March 2, 2018 10:00 am

‘Whatever complicates the world more — I do,’ Donald Trump once said. As President, that still seems to be his…