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Americans Like Free Trade. Trump and Biden Don't. Sep. 17, 2020

Steve Chapman

President John F. Kennedy once noted, "There's an old saying that victory has a hundred fathers and ... Read More

Trump's War on Economic Freedom: In the President's Mind, Trade Is Not a Right to Be Respected but a Process to Be Managed by Politicians Aug. 26, 2020

Jacob Sullum

If Donald Trump's sister is right that he "has no principles," he does at least have a few enduring ... Read More

V-Shaped Economic Recovery Requires Freer Trade, Not Tariffs Aug. 18, 2020

Stephen Moore

It seems obvious that President Donald Trump is going to need a blockbuster economic revival if he h... Read More

Surface-Level Public Policy Prescriptions Exacerbate the Pandemic Apr. 09, 2020

Veronique de Rugy

A pandemic is not the time for imprudent public policies. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 crisis, like m... Read More

Trump's Derivative Tariffs Continue Faulty Narrative Jan. 30, 2020

Veronique de Rugy

The Tariff Man has done it again. President Donald Trump recently announced that he will expand impo... Read More

Pass USMCA Trade Deal Before Year's End Dec. 19, 2019

Daily Editorials

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, is not a perfect trade deal for a number of rea... Read More

USMCA Is Good; Now Let's Do More Dec. 17, 2019

Daily Editorials

In 1993, the year before the North American Free Trade Agreement took effect, the United States expo... Read More

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