Palladium Podcast Ep 38: Marc Fasteau and Ian Fletcher on the Return of Nation State Capitalism

Editor’s note: Marc Fasteau and Ian Fletcher are interviewed in this podcast relating to their recent article on the economic foundations of industrial policy. This podcast accompanies their recent article on the topic in Palladium magazine.  Marc Fasteau and Ian Fletcher join Wolf Tivy to discuss the economic foundations of industrial policy, why manufacturing is…

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Transportation Trades Department President Speaks About the Importance of Investing in Infrastructure.

Editor’s Note: Mike Dolan is a trade policy specialist and lobbyist for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and is the CPA board of directors. Larry Willis, President of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO, spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on June 22 about the importance of the United States investing in its infrastructure. [Ed…

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America’s Trade Deficits

Editors note: Ken Austin, a former treasury official, explains the intricacies of capital flows, exchange rates, and the trade deficit. Blame U.S. Policies – Starting With Tax Laws By Ken Austin For over 15 years, the United States has been locked in an escalating and seemingly endless trade war with political allies and adversaries. The…

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Martin Wolf: what trade wars tell us

Editor’s Note: “Martin Wolf, in this article, reviews Pettis/Klein’s new book “Trade Wars are Class Wars”. It is an important book and even Wolf manages to get most of it right.  The “trade wars” are not Trump tariffs but pre-existing trade imbalances. The imbalances are caused by engineered overproduction in relation to consumption in persistent…

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The US must withdraw from the WTO

Editor’s note: Congressman Peter DeFazio is absolutely correct. It will take years to fully understand the impact COVID-19 has unleashed on our country, but one thing we know for certain is that the pandemic has exposed the dangerous and indefensible public health and national security threats of hyperglobalization. It has revealed the frightening truth that…

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