manufacturing

Trade War Greatly Exaggerated

March 31, 2018

America’s trading partners, including Europe and China, will likely wait for Trump to move on to his next distraction–which could be a real war, not a trade war, says CEPR co-director Mark Weisbrot

Trump’s Corporate-Funded Climate Study Gets It Wrong

June 13, 2017

Trump claims that U.S. compliance with the Paris Agreement would cost “a vast fortune” and eliminate millions of American jobs-but his data is skewed, says Steve Horn of DeSmogBlog

Denying Trade Deficit Problem Is Almost Like Climate Change Denial

May 31, 2017

CEPR co-director Dean Baker explains that Trump’s attention to the link between trade deficit and loss of manufacturing jobs is legitimate, even though many pundits continue to deny it. However, Trump’s solutions probably won’t help

China

January 12, 2016
Economist Rob Johnson says China is undergoing a major transition from an export-led economy to a domestic demand-led economy

Data Shows Democrats Fully Embraced by Surveillance Industry

October 23, 2013

An analysis of 2012 campaign contributions show that the surveillance industry backs Dems equally or more than Republicans

Reality Asserts Itself - Frank Hammer

October 8, 2013
In this episode of Reality Asserts Itself Frank Hammer discusses the pressures on Detroit auto workers’ wages that came from the American and global south.

What’s Wrong with Baltimore Public Schools?

December 27, 2012

A discussion with Lester Spence and Marc Steiner about the historical roots of the problems facing Baltimore public schools

Big London Protests Against Austerity

October 21, 2012
100 thousand workers march on the capital as unions warn austerity isn’t working and threaten a general strike for the first time since 1926

Hassan Ghani Reporting for The Real News

October 21, 2012
100 thousand workers march on the capital as unions warn austerity isn’t working and threaten a general strike for the first time since 1926