China’s Industrial Policies Work. So Copy Them

Editor’s note:  More mainstream writing in favor of industrial strategy. While the article wrongly criticizes the tariff intervention against China, it rightly states that the US should have an industrial strategy. Side note: tariffs are part of industrial strategy, and often cheaper because you can protect industries without subsidizing them. Washington’s focus on ending Beijing’s…

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Trump’s trade war general faces moment of truth

Editor’s note: Trade Ambassador Bob Lighthizer stands strong against the globalists who have killed jobs for many years. At an invitation-only gathering of chief executives in mid-September, Robert E. Lighthizer made his pitch for President Trump’s protectionist trade policy. [David Lynch | November 15, 2019 | Washington Post] Seated between United Parcel Service CEO David Abney…

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‘1984’ in China

Excerpt. “International outrage could turn that into a wake-up call for China’s leaders, despite their totalitarian swagger, if the world begins to see them as pariahs, not just trading partners.” Communist leaders engage in modern-day totalitarian brainwashing, bizarre lies and industrial-level indoctrination to suppress Muslims. [Editorial Board | November 18, 2019 | NY Times] “Ying…

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Innovation Should Be Made in the U.S.A.

Editor’s note: A good piece on why trade deficits and offshoring are stupid and a recipe for national decline.  Offshoring by American companies has destroyed our manufacturing base and our capacity to develop new products and processes. It’s time for a national industrial policy. [Sridhar Kota and Tom Mahoney | November 15, 2019 | WSJ]…

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Amazon’s Heavy Recruitment of Chinese Sellers Puts Consumers at Risk

Editor’s note. Dangerous Chinese products brought to you by Amazon. Enabled by section 321 de minimis rule that allows higher value tariff free imports than any country in the world. And which CBP has determined takes precedence over Sec 301 China tariffs. https://www.prosperousamerica.org/the_problems_posed_by_e_commerce_without_borders The e-commerce platform has included banned, unsafe, mislabeled products. One reason: It…

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