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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.

World Trade Organization chief Roberto Azevedo, facing hostility from the US, has responded with an olive branch

No Americans Need Apply: U.S. Government Twice as Open to Foreign Business as Five Top Trading Partners Put Together

American businesses can run up against walls when trying to sell goods and services to foreign governments, which often prevent businesses from outside their own countries from taking part in government contracts, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office. By contrast, the U.S. government is far more open to allowing foreign businesses to receive government contracts.

Peter Navarro (UC Irvine)

Beijing Goes Ballistic after Peter Navarro Appointment

China is reacting angrily following news that President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Peter Navarro, author of the book and film Death by China, to head the new White House National Trade Council.

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Britain Moves to Change WTO Terms After Brexit Vote

LONDON (AFP) – Britain is beginning work on becoming an independent member of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) after Brexit, using the EU’s current terms as the template, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox said Monday.

Bayer (Volker Hartmann / Getty)

Bayer-Monsanto Merger Could Cost 6,666 U.S. Jobs    

Some 6,666 U.S workers could find themselves out of work, thanks to Germany’s Bayer agreeing to buy Monsanto, the American high-tech genetically modified seed and fertilizer company, for $66 billion.

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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.”

Reince Priebus, Chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC), speaks during the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) 2016 at National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland, outside Washington, March 4, 2016. / AFP / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Priebus Hammers Hillary Clinton Over Obamatrade ‘Gold Standard’ Flip Flops 

Democratic presumptive presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s flip-flopping position on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is at the center of a new attack ad from the Republican National Committee (RNC) as Republican presumptive nominee Donald Trump criticized Clinton for a persistent legacy of troubled trade deals in a Tuesday policy speech.

Rice (Romeo Gacad / AFP / Getty)

El Niño: China, Facing Drought, Accepts U.S. Rice

China’s President Xi Jinping will sign an agreement to open up China’s rice market to U.S. exports as part of his economic charm offensive this week, after signing a $38 billion aircraft deal with Boeing in Seattle.

Ché Café (Michelle Moons / Breitbart News)

Occupy Ché Café: Radicals Fight to Save Hangout from Eviction

SAN DIEGO, California — Urgent calls went out to the community of Ché Café advocates in San Diego to protest and occupy the space that the University of California San Diego (UCSD) was reportedly set to evict from the venue early Tuesday morning.