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How Not to Score a Goal in the Global Trade War Jul. 04, 2019

Veronique de Rugy

President Donald Trump likes to keep score. Well, here's a score for him: America, zero; while the r... Read More

Will the Real Tariff Man Please Stand Down? Jun. 13, 2019

Veronique de Rugy

The air always swirls with popular myths that, when repeated constantly, are taken by some to be ind... Read More

So Far, Trade War 2019 Risks Red Ink, Not Blood Jun. 13, 2019

Austin Bay

This summer, the Trump administration is conducting two calculated national security operations in w... Read More

Tortured Logic at the Federal Reserve Jun. 11, 2019

Stephen Moore

I've been shouting from the rooftops for six months that the Federal Reserve is too tight on money a... Read More

Every American Should Pause to Read What Warren Has to Say About Economic Patriotism Jun. 07, 2019

Tucker Carlson and Neil Patel

Let's begin with a thought experiment: What if the Republican leadership in Washington had bothered ... Read More

It's More Than the Economy Jun. 06, 2019

Scott Rasmussen

For more than a generation, James Carville's campaign maxim, "It's the economy, stupid," has been he... Read More

Bullying and Coercion Never Works With Mexico. So Why Is Trump Trying It? Jun. 04, 2019

Daily Editorials

President Donald Trump's latest plan to stem migrant crossings at the southern border is to impose a... 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

Trump's Malignant Mercantilism: President's Double-Talk About Tariffs Reflects His Economically Ignorant Conviction That Exports Are Good and Imports Are Bad May. 15, 2019

Jacob Sullum

Larry Kudlow, Donald Trump's chief economic adviser, understands that tariffs on Chinese imports are... Read More

Don't Be Fooled. Trump's Trade War Translates into a Tax Paid by U.S. Consumers May. 15, 2019

Daily Editorials

Attention Walmart shoppers: Better stock up now because some big price increases are heading your wa... Read More

Tariffs: The Taxes That Made America Great May. 14, 2019

Patrick Buchanan

As his limo carried him to work at the White House Monday, Larry Kudlow could not have been pleased ... Read More

Vintage Trump! Squeezing China May. 09, 2019

Dick Morris

President Donald Trump must have read his own book, "The Art of the Deal." He is skillfully applying... Read More

On Trump's Trade Policy, a Democratic Echo May. 05, 2019

Steve Chapman

If you want to get an unanimous verdict from any gathering of economists, just ask them about Donald... Read More

Once a Protectionist, Always a Protectionist May. 02, 2019

Veronique de Rugy

The United States has been plagued with uncertainty ever since President Donald Trump started his tr... Read More

The Carbon Tax Fantasy Apr. 30, 2019

Stephen Moore

Every time a reporter asks me if I would support a carbon tax, I always say that I might if it led t... Read More

The New NAFTA Is Exporting the Same Old Bad Habits Apr. 11, 2019

Veronique de Rugy

Trade agreements have been greatly successful at lowering trade barriers around the world. But they'... Read More

Automakers Shouldn't Pay Price for Border Fight Apr. 09, 2019

Daily Editorials

The Trump administration has kept the auto industry in almost perpetual turmoil, and another rash th... Read More

Can Politicians Move on from the Mueller Report? Mar. 28, 2019

Veronique de Rugy

The filing of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on whether there was collusion between Preside... 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