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Trump: ‘America’s Allies Are Cheating and Robbing Her Blind on Trade’

In his latest column, Pat Buchanan explains why Republican nominee Donald Trump is right to criticize the predatory trade practices of America’s allies and the shortsightedness of American leadership in enabling the massive trade deficits and outsourcing of production that have become “milestones of national decline. From Buchanan’s column: America’s allies are cheating and robbing her

Pat Buchanan: Trump is Right on Trade Predators

Is America still a serious nation? Consider. While U.S. elites were denouncing Donald Trump as unfit to serve for having compared Miss Universe 1996 to “Miss Piggy” of “The Muppets,” the World Trade Organization was validating the principal plank of his platform.     America’s allies are cheating and robbing her blind on trade.        According to the

PETER NAVARRO ON TRUMP LEADERSHIP ON TRADE

“A day after Donald Trump highlighted the unfair use of the Value-Added Tax by America’s trading partners in the first presidential debate, Congressmen Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) and Walter Jones (R-NC) reintroduced the bipartisan Border Tax Equity Act in Congress to do exactly what Mr. Trump said should be done: negotiate a deal promptly with the

WTO cuts 2016 world trade growth forecast to 1.7 percent, cites wake-up call

The World Trade Organization cut its forecast for global trade growth this year by more than a third on Tuesday, reflecting a slowdown in China and falling levels of imports into the United States. The new figure of 1.7 percent, down from the WTO’s previous estimate of 2.8 percent in April, marked the first time

Pat Buchanan: Conquistador Trump

In accepting the invitation of President Enrique Pena Nieto to fly to Mexico City, the Donald was taking a major risk. Yet it was a bold and decisive move, and it paid off in what was the best day of Donald Trump’s campaign. Standing beside Nieto, graciously complimenting him and speaking warmly of Mexico and

We Need A Tough Negotiator Like Trump To Fix U.S. Trade Policy

“We Need A Tough Negotiator Like Trump To Fix U.S. Trade Policy” By Wilbur Ross And Peter Navarro, CNBC, 7/29/16 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is threatening to leave the World Trade Organization and rip up agreements like the North American Free Trade agreement, and his critics predictably are branding him everything from “wrong-headed” to

What to know why Trump, Sanders and Cruz keep winning? It’s still about the economy, stupid

Peter Morici, The U.S. economy is stuck in low gear—well-paying jobs remain scarce and the middle class is shrinking. Friday, the Labor Department is expected to report the economy added 210,000 jobs in March— those numbers will be in line with numbers from the last several months but it’s hardly enough to push up workers’

Russia mulls lawsuit against United States in WTO over sanctions

 Russia is looking at the possibility of filing a lawsuit against the United States in the World Trade Organisation over sanctions hitting Russian banks, Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said on Wednesday, according to Russian news agencies. St Petersburg-based Bank Rossiya was sanctioned alongside its chairman and largest shareholder Yuri Kovalchuk in March as part of

The Seeds Of Suicide: How Monsanto Destroys Farming

Dr.Vandana Shiva, Monsanto’s talk of ‘technology’ tries to hide its real objectives of control over seed where genetic engineering is a means to control seed, “Monsanto is an agricultural company. We apply innovation and technology to help farmers around the world \produce more while conserving more.” “Producing more, Conserving more, Improving farmers lives.” These are