The world's top economic powers dropped a pledge to oppose trade protectionism amid pushback from the Trump administration, which wants trade to more clearly benefit American companies and workers.
In a bit of welcome news on the trade front, a possibility exists that Trump's trade czar, Peter Navarro, is being shoved to the sidelines.
A common cliché of protectionism is this one: the United States government needs to negotiate better deals for American companies.
Being a world-class economist, my colleague Walter Williams spends much of his time asking probing questions.
By: Jack Burns/The Free Thought Project The President has a huge PR problem on his hands. How President Donald Trump keeps his campaign promise to kill the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and remains on good terms with our Asian allies and trading p
Retreat from globalization will only result in trouble, warned China's second richest man Jack Ma during a visit to Australia.
Trade between Florida and Cuba is about to decrease significantly following efforts made by Governor Rick Scott.
Congratulations to UK prime minister Theresa May for poking a finger into the eyes of EU nannycrats.
...Teamsters Praise TPP Withdrawal, Labor Chiefs Describe "Incredible" Meeting With Trump
Karl Marx was hardly known for championing economic freedom. Yet, even he understood the evils of protectionism. Marx, as quoted by his sidekick Frederick Engels, gave probably my favorite definition of protectionism: