A hundred-year-old protectionist law that makes traffic worse and goods more expensive.
Lockdowns, tariffs, and other market interventions made wood an expensive commodity.
The U.S. Innovation and Competition Act is a lobbyist-crafted proposal that funnels emergency spending to politically connected special interests.
The Commerce Department is planning to hike tariffs on Canadian lumber from about 9 percent to more than 18 percent.
Industrial policy is the wrong answer to a problem that mostly doesn't exist.
American consumers are bearing nearly 93 percent of the costs of the tariffs applied to Chinese goods, according to Moody's Investors Service.
Monday's announcement of a truce in the conflict is good. Peace would be better. Biden should drop Trump's steel tariffs.
Trump imposed huge tariffs on imported steel and Biden is keeping them in place even as American businesses beg for relief.
The president says fighting climate change is one of his primary goals. His legislation would do no such thing.
Disruptions to trade are bad for the world, whether you can see them or not.
Even supporters of Donald Trump think foreign trade and free markets are good for America.
Congress should rue the day it hopped on the kangaroo-meat ban.
The president's approach to immigration, trade, and industry may sound familiar.
"Vaccine nationalism" is going to make the pandemic last longer than it otherwise would.
The announcement signals a possible deescalation in the transatlantic trade war and raises hopes for a U.S.-U.K. trade agreement.
Trump's trade policies caused "a lot of disruption and consternation," Tai said at one point during Thursday's hearing. "I want to accomplish similar goals in a more effective process."
Biden's new trade representative should outline a plan to remove the economically nonsensical and politically pointless tariffs on European steel and aluminum in order to deescalate this costly conflict.
Further evidence that tariffs simply don't make sense as trade policy. President Joe Biden should take note.
In comments to The New York Times Magazine published this week, the new treasury secretary says free trade has been "so negative" for "a large share of the population." That's just wrong.
Reimplementing 10 percent tariffs on aluminum imported from the United Arab Emirates for vacuous national security reasons only entrenches executive authority over trade.
Biden should repeal Trump's food taxes immediately.
Biden Administration Affirms Support for Protectionist Jones Act, Throwing Hawaiians, Puerto Ricans to the Sharks
Pandering to maritime unions means higher costs and harsher lives for coastal minority populations.
Biden is seeking unity, but bipartisan agreement on bad policy is nothing to cheer for.
So far, Britain has signed 63 new trade deals, including with the E.U.
Five reasons why Trump's trade war didn't go the way he thought it would.
Trump's Tariffs Made D.C. Swampier as Senators, Lobbyists Sought Special Favors for Connected Companies
Sen. Josh Hawley, a supporter of Trump's trade policies, lobbied to give a special exemption to a Missouri-based power tools manufacturer. Many other elected officials did too.
Shutting down the GSP program would reduce economic growth in developing countries and raise taxes on American importers.
The current administration’s trade policies have left the incoming president some low-hanging fruit.
On his first day in office, Donald Trump tore up the Trans-Pacific Partnership. His administration is now seeking to put together something similar.
If governments stand in the way of vaccine production and distribution for the world market, the costs will be high in lives and in wealth.
The former Reason editor discusses her new book, The Fabric of Civilization, and why she's optimistic about the future.
American farmers and consumers deserve freer trade.
If Trump loses his bid for re-election, it will be because Rust Belt voters abandoned him after four years of misguided economic policies.
The Taiwanese manufacturer promised Trump and then–Governor Scott Walker 13,000 new jobs and a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant. They've delivered a mostly empty building that's one-twentieth the promised size.
Forty years later, the libertarian Nobel laureate's PBS series is still winning hearts and minds.
The E.U. is considering levying $4 billion in new tariffs on American goods, with alcohol likely to be one of the targets.
Too bad Biden's position isn't as good as Pence makes it sound.
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