Ep. 129 Trump’s Tariffs Are Bad (and So Is Krugman)
Trump’s tariffs are bad economics, so Krugman isn’t entirely wrong, but his cheerleading for some of the well-known trade agreements needs the gentle correction we’re known for on this show….
“Oh, What a Trumpy Trade War!” (March 8, 2018)
“FLASHBACK: When Jesse Jackson Praised President Trump For ‘Being Inclusive’,” by Paul Bois
“The Social Function of Futures Markets,” by Bob Murphy
Krugman on TPP (says free trade deals involve special interests):
“TPP Take Two” (October 6, 2015)
Krugman wants 25% surcharge on Chinese imports:
“Taking On China” (March 14, 2010)
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