On September 19, 2016, at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy in Houston, James A. Baker III, former chief of staff to President Ronald Reagan and later secretary of state and of treasury, introduced U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, who then gave a speech promoting one of the new “free trade” agreements called the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). According to both men, our country can only make one realistically constructive choice: U.S. adoption of, and accession to, the TPP.

Tax cuts work. It's economic ignornance about this fact that keeps them from being enacted.

Wolf Richter of Wolf Street is half right: AVs will displace millions. But he is wrong when he suggests they'll be out of work.

A planned trillion-dollar initiative would send more American companies and jobs overseas, and bring more Chinese investment, more foreign workers, and more refugees here.

Last week, following years of losses as the global economy has slowed, South Korean shipping giant Hanjin declared bankruptcy. More bankruptcies are likely on the horizon.

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