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I Welcome Imports, and so Should You Oct. 10, 2019

Veronique de Rugy

The U.S. trade deficit in goods and services increased to $54.9 billion in August, up from $54.0 bil... Read More

Is China the Country of the Future? Oct. 04, 2019

Patrick Buchanan

"Who Lost China?" With the fall of the Nationalist government of Chiang Kai-shek, the defeat of his ... Read More

Hush, Little Voter, Don't Say a Word (About Tariffs) Oct. 03, 2019

Veronique de Rugy

There are many bad ideas flying around right now in Congress. The recent proposal by Sen. Tom Cotton... Read More

Trump Is Right on the China Threat Aug. 28, 2019

Ben Shapiro

President Trump's latest foray into the world of international economics — his ongoing trade w... Read More

Trump's Mexico Tariffs Threaten the US Economy Jun. 02, 2019

Steve Chapman

When it comes to the economy, Donald Trump was born on third base and claims he hit a triple. But no... Read More

It's Time for a Course Correction in the Trade War May. 16, 2019

Veronique de Rugy

President Donald Trump and his supporters often tell us that he is fundamentally a free trader. The ... Read More

Even Politics Can't Derail Surging Politics (Yet) May. 14, 2019

Daily Editorials

It's a testament to the strength and resilience of the national economy that it keeps surging ahead ... Read More

Learning the Lessons of Protectionism the Hard Way Feb. 28, 2019

Veronique de Rugy

Protectionism begets protectionism. The latest example of this sad state of affairs comes to us via ... Read More

All the Pro-Trade Democrats Go Missing Feb. 19, 2019

Stephen Moore

Does anyone know where all those free trade Democrats went? Since Donald Trump burst onto the scene,... Read More

Time for Humility for Davos Elite Feb. 01, 2019

Michael Barone

Turnout at Davos was lousy this year. President Trump, preoccupied by the government shutdown, was a... Read More

Killing 2 Birds With 1 Millstone Hung Around America's Neck Jan. 31, 2019

Veronique de Rugy

Wisconsin Republican congressman Sean Duffy recently introduced a bill to give President Trump new p... Read More

While America Slept, China Gained a Stranglehold on the Panama Canal Jan. 14, 2019

Daily Editorials

Decades have passed since tiny Panama ranked among Washington's big national security concerns. The ... Read More

Trump's Trade Talk: NAFTA, the New NAFTA or No NAFTA? Dec. 06, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

After spending months complaining about the disparity between the United States and other nations' d... Read More

Are Globalists Plotting a Counter-Revolution? Aug. 07, 2018

Patrick Buchanan

On meeting with the EU's Jean-Claude Juncker last month, Donald Trump tweeted: "Both the U.S. and th... Read More

Has Trump Become a Free Trader? Aug. 05, 2018

Steve Chapman

The Trump administration has a new agenda: bringing about a new world of free, robust and unfettered... Read More

Did Tariffs Make America Great? Jul. 27, 2018

Patrick Buchanan

"Make America Great Again!" will, given the astonishing victory it produced for Donald Trump, be rec... Read More

Jumping From the Free Trade Ship to the Protectionist Fair Trade Ship Jun. 07, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

Are there any free market principles Republicans won't abandon at the altar of political expediency?... Read More

Don't Buy Free Trade Myths Mar. 14, 2018

Betsy McCaughey

President Donald Trump's new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports are facing an avalanche of false ... Read More

Trump on Trade: Better Than Smoot-Hawley? Mar. 09, 2018

Michael Barone

Donald Trump's announcement that he is imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from other cou... Read More

Donald Trump and Free Trade Mar. 08, 2018

R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr.

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has had a splendid first year in office. He has the econom... Read More