Dan Ciuriak (CIGI): America Unbound: The New New World Order in Trade? Brad W. Setser on U.S.-China trade war: How we got here. Why Trump might lose his trade war with China. How to lose a trade war: Trump’s tariffs are designed to inflict maximum damage on the U.S. economy (and more). Making America unemployed again: Trump’s global trade war is escalating and could cost thousands of American jobs. Trump’s big trade war bluff: When the president threatens to blow up the global economy, he is really playing to a domestic audience.

From Democracy Journal, a special section on trade and economic policy. Progressives need to think much harder about international political economy in general, and trade in particular, than, say, engaging in knee-jerk support of protectionist measures.

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