A Michigan steel plant annnounced it's closing at the end of the year, while U.S. Steel stocks are down 75 percent since Trump's tariffs were announced.
The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement includes a handful of protectionist measures that would likely slow the U.S. economy and harm American automakers.
Forcing future Americans to do manual labor that could be automated isn't "saving" them from job losses. It's trapping them in jobs that could be made more efficient, more productive, and more rewarding.
The trade war should be thought of as a massive tax and regulatory scheme.
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It's not just the cost of the tariffs that are hurting the economy. "The indirect costs are enormous," says one Wisconsin CEO.
The Trade Deficit Keeps Growing. And Here's 3 More Data Points Showing Trump Is Losing His Trade War
Investment in American businesses has fallen sharply since the start of the trade war, and American exports are way down too.
Presidential Candidate John Delaney Has a Plan for America's Young Adults. It's Called Forced Labor.
The only way mandatory national service would "unify" the teens of America would be to cause them to loathe the government together.
The Congressional Budget Office says 17 million workers will see higher paychecks, but the poorest and least skilled are likely to be left out.
Who could have seen that coming? Well, lots of people did—but the U.S. International Trade Commission and President Trump didn't listen.
The biggest American steelmaker says there has been reduced demand for their products in recent months, probably because they raised prices after Trump slapped tariffs on foreign steel.
If the past is any sort of guide to what comes next, his fears about a jobless economy (and his policy prescriptions to fix it) are completely misplaced.
New study argues the tariffs have boosted employment, but doesn't examine the costs of President Donald Trump's protectionism.
Looks like Scott Walker got Foxconned
A state supreme court ruling jeopardizes the very idea of independent contractors in several trades.
The program's goals might be admirable, but the reality is a whole different story.
Once again, government would best serve the public by just getting out of the way.
Thirty years of data show "refugee burden" is a myth: Migrants to Europe have been a significant economic benefit
The economic illiteracy of Bernie Sanders
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"Tariffs will inadvertently drive the price of American steel higher," says American Keg CEO Paul Czachor.
A backwards, protectionist law mandating an obsolete job has been only slightly relaxed.
A loss of opportunities equal to about four percent of the workforce.
There will be no winners, only losers.
In the race to shower Amazon with economic development cash, the only winning move is not to play-as San Antonio has decided to do.
The former fast food restaurant CEO says a $15 wage floor steals opportunities from entry-level workers.
Whether automation produces net job losses depends on the relative sizes of its job-creation and job-destruction effects.
How flag-waving nationalism provides cover for a destructive economic policy.
A new study reminds us that the law of supply and demand still applies to labor