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Chadwick Moore — Left for Dead in Danville: How Globalism Is Killing Working Class America

The story of Danville is one echoed in countless communities across the country, a gutted middle class left for dead in the wake of sweeping international trade deals in Washington, applauded by liberal economists and a lockstep media portraying such policies as inevitable, ultimately good, and a win for the American consumer–a narrative usually coupled with condescending and disdainful attitudes toward displaced workers for a perceived inability to sprint ahead with the times.

President Trump announces tariffs on steel and aluminum earlier this month, flanked by Steven Mnuchin, Wilbur Ross, Robert Lighthizer, and Peter Navarro.

Trump Warns WTO to Treat U.S. Properly or He Will Act

President Donald Trump issued words of warning for the World Trade Organization on Monday, calling on it to start treating the United States “properly” or the U.S. will take action.

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Report: Trump Wants to Leave WTO

“He’s [threatened to withdraw] 100 times. It would totally [screw] us as a country,” a source told Axios.

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Trump’s First Win: Germany Hints at Compromises on Trade, Military

As President Trump finished his first 24 hours in office by attending an interfaith prayer service at the Washington National Cathedral, German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed to seek compromises with the new President on trade and military spending issues.

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Donald Trump Objects to Paul Ryan’s Border Adjustment Tax

The Wall Street Journal recently reported President-elect Donald Trump stating that he may oppose the border adjustment tax provisions of the House Republicans’ corporate tax reform as “too complicated.”

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The Farmer’s Plight Part 3: Bad Trade Deals and Worse Actors

A historic agriculture crisis requires debt acceleration, price drops and misguided federal policy. When it comes to naming misguided policy, it doesn’t take farmers long — especially cotton farmers — to cite “that damned Brazil deal.”