EPI Blog: “Growing Trans-Pacific Trade Deficits Set the Stage for Growing Trade-Related Job Displacement”

  U.S. trade and investment agreements have almost always resulted in growing trade deficits and job losses. Under the 1993 North American Free Trade Agreement, growing trade deficits with Mexico cost 682,900 U.S. jobs as of 2010, and U.S.-Mexico trade deficits and job displacement have increased since then. President Obama promised that the U.S.-Korea Free…

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WSJ: “Essential China Reading”

  The Congressional U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission has one job: to provide a realistic view of the relationship, unfiltered by diplomatic niceties. While some of its assessments may be overstated, it always contains important information, and this year’s report is especially sobering.  [November 27, 2014 | Wall Street Journal Opinion] The bipartisan commission…

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