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Chinese media mock Trump over tariffs 16.6.2018 BBC: Business
The US plans to impose tariffs on Chinese goods draw mocking criticism from the state news agency.
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Chinese media terms tariff move ‘foolish’ 16.6.2018 Hindu: News
China responded vigorously in state media on Saturday after the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump said it would impose tariffs on $50 bil
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Today’s Capitalism Is a Far Cry From What It Was Intended to Be 16.6.2018 Truthout.com
US protectionism violates capitalism's free-market principle.

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Manafort jailed while Giuliani suggests Trump may issue Mueller probe pardons 16.6.2018 The Moderate Voice

On a day when Donald Trump gave his favorite news network an interview that was to facts what the Twilight Zone was to nonfiction, a federal judge ordered Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manfort to jail amid witness-tampering allegations — and Trump’s lawyer Rudy Guiliani said in effect: big deal on any of this, Trump […]

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What Canada Can Teach Trump About Milk 16.6.2018 Mother Jones
The recent G-7 meeting ended in chaos, with President Donald Trump trading zingers with his better-haired rival, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. So now the United States is on the verge of a multi-front trade war, featuring Europe, China, and our erstwhile friendly neighbor, Canada. And Trump is having a cow—again—about Canada’s system for supporting its dairy […]
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Fitbit employees charged with stealing Jawbone trade secrets 15.6.2018 techCrunch
Six current and former Fitbit employees have been hit with a federal indictment over the theft of trade secrets from one-time rival, Jawbone. All had worked for Jawbone for at least a year between 2011 and 2015, before jumping ship and getting hired by the company’s chief competitor. The allegations have been floating around for […]
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What’s on MPR News today? 6/15/18 15.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Here are the stories, topics, and guests you'll hear today on MPR News.
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IMF: US tariffs could undermine global trade 14.6.2018 BBC: Business
The IMF warns the Trump administration's trade policies risk undermining the global trade system.
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Russia’s National Team Is Too Russian, Which Is One Reason It Will Bomb out of the World Cup 14.6.2018 Mother Jones
As host of the 2018 World Cup, Russia has the privilege of playing in the first match of the month-long competition. And as Team Russia takes the field on Thursday, soccer fans will see a national team that looks almost nothing like tournament favorites Brazil, France, Germany, Spain, or Belgium. Russia’s team is almost entirely made […]
Unions in World Cup match plea to bosses 14.6.2018 BBC: Business
The UK's trade unions are urging bosses to be flexible with staff who want to follow the football action.
Uh Oh Are We At (Trade) War With Canada Now? 13.6.2018 Crooks Liars
Hashtag Fail. Hashtag very big fail. The farm lobby is arguing to protect NAFTA. Thanks to #NAFTA , U.S. farmers have reaped $4.3B from Mexico and Canada. Click here to tell Congress that we  #NeedNAFTA to continue to support American #farmers and families. https://t.co/rMTGLsMNfS pic.twitter.com/25RQoCc3RM — Americans for Farmers & Families (@US4FarmerFamily) June 8, 2018 And our petty little man wannabe dictator is being...small. About something he saw on TV. Based on Justin’s false statements at his news conference, and the fact that Canada is charging massive Tariffs to our U.S. farmers, workers and companies, I have instructed our U.S. Reps not to endorse the Communique as we look at Tariffs on automobiles flooding the U.S. ...
Winning the News Cycle: Trump’s Made-for-TV Singapore Summit 13.6.2018 Truthout.com
Peace in our time? Or just a waste of our time?

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Suresh Prabhu’s meetings fail to resolve India-US trade disputes 13.6.2018 Hindu: News
A delegation of senior Indian officials will travel to America soon to continue talks, says Union Commerce Minister
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Trump economic adviser Larry Kudlow suffers heart attack 13.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Larry Kudlow, the prominent economic commentator who joined the Trump administration this year as the president's top economic adviser, is recovering after suffering a "very mild" heart attack, the White House said Tuesday.
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The Lasting Damage Of Trump’s Disastrous Diplomacy 12.6.2018 American Prospect
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci) From left, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, President Donald Trump, and Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on June 8, 2018, in Charlevoix, Canada   It’s hardly a surprise that Donald Trump blew up the Group of Seven summit. In his warped view of the world, America’s closest allies are enemies, and nations that represent dangerous threats are friends. Thus Russia is to be welcomed back, while Canada, about as benign a neighbor as exists, is a menace for taking advantage of the United States on trade. (Fact check: The U.S. government’s own data suggest the United States ran a small trade surplus with Canada in 2017.) The European Union, whose subsidy and open-market policies are on a par with our own, is seen as a bigger threat than mercantilist China. And North Korea’s dictator Kim Jong-Un gets warmer words than the leaders of Europe. Has the world gone mad? No, only Donald Trump. Trump’s bullshit in a china ...
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Canadians Not Too Happy About Trump’s Attacks On Trudeau 12.6.2018 Outside the Beltway
Not surprisingly, Canadians aren't very happy about President Trump's attacks on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Rules-based trade made the world rich. Trump’s policies may make it poorer 11.6.2018 The Moderate Voice

Trump against the world? Jesco Denzel/German Federal Government via AP Amitrajeet A. Batabyal, Rochester Institute of Technology Nations sell goods and services to each other because this exchange is generally mutually beneficial. It’s easy to understand that Iceland should not be growing its own oranges, given its climate. Instead, Iceland should buy oranges from Spain, […]

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After Donald Trump’s G7 Meltdown in Quebec, What Lies Ahead in Singapore? 11.6.2018 Truthout.com
Now that Trump has alienated our closest allies, he’s off to meet Kim Jong Un with no preparation.

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Giving a Pass to Anti-Muslim Bigotry 11.6.2018 Truthout.com
Anti-Muslim opinions are criticized, but not treated as out of bounds.

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From Trade War to Class War: Screw Pfizer’s Drug Patents 11.6.2018 Truthout.com
These government-granted monopolies are forms of protectionism.

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