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  1. trade
    With New NAFTA Deal, Trump Avoids Disaster But Falls Short on Big Trade PromisesCanada has signed on to a deal that shores up and modernizes the existing trade system, but fails to address major issues that animated Trump voters.
  2. trade
    U.S. and Canada Strike a Deal to Save NAFTAIt will be called the “United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement,” or USMCA.
  3. foreign policy
    The President Treats the U.N. to a Good Old-Fashioned Trump RallyThe president’s nationalist speech was a list of things that the United States does and doesn’t see as threatening.
  4. economy
    As Chinese Learn to Cope With Trump’s Trade War, Americans Are Still Set to LoseTrump’s belligerent, zero-sum trade policies will ultimately hurt American consumers and are already driving other countries to work around us.
  5. big tip
    Where Can I Get the Freshest Coffee in the City?A coffee authority knows where to get especially great cups of joe.
  6. trade deficit
    As Trump Doles Out Tariffs, the U.S. Trade Deficit SoarsThe trade deficit rose 10 percent in July, putting the U.S. on pace for its widest annual gap in a decade.
  7. Trump’s Quiet Assault on Small Newspapers Just Came to an EndThe International Trade Commission ruled that Trump tariffs on newsprint are illegitimate — but not before those duties devastated regional papers.
  8. Despite Talks With China, Trump Is in No Rush to Call Off His Trade WarChina is eager to make a deal, but the administration wants to tighten the screws with more tariffs first.
  9. As Trade War Drags On, the Cry Spreads: ‘Where’s Our Bailout?’Trump’s efforts to buy off farmers were predictable. But as the pain spreads from his trade war, so, too, do calls for compensation.
  10. It’s Normal for the U.S. to Put Corporate Profits Above Babies’ HealthUnder Trump, America undermined global public health for the sake of enriching corporations. It did the same thing under Clinton and Obama.
  11. Trump Has a Bill That Would Blow Up the WTO. It’s Called the U.S. FART Act.The “United States Fair and Reciprocal Tariff Act” would give Trump unlimited power to wage trade wars. Fortunately, the Fart ACT is just hot air.
  12. China Retaliates With New Tariffs as Trump’s Trade War EscalatesIf Trump retaliates further as promised, there could be no chance to avoid a large-scale trade war with widespread consequences.
  13. Trump Raises Taxes on Chinese Goods, Eyes Foreign Cars NextTrump slaps tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports, while preparing to declare foreign-made cars a “national security threat.”
  14. trade war
    Trump Threatens to End All Trade With AlliesHe also suggested that there be no trade barriers of any kind among the G7.
  15. global economy
    How Will We Know When the Trade War Starts?The response of our allies shows that Trump has taken the U.S. into unknown territory — and the health of the global economy is on the line.
  16. U.S. Cuts Deal With Sanctioned Chinese Tech Company ZTELess than two months after crippling ZTE for violating sanctions, the U.S. is rescuing the telecom giant.
  17. Trump’s America Isn’t Going to the G7 to Make Friends (or Keep Them)Diplomacy between the U.S. and its Western allies is devolving into a carefully choreographed reality-show feud.
  18. President Trump Still Way Too Lazy to Do His JobNews reports continue to convey the president’s aversion to presidenting.
  19. Trump Slaps Steel and Aluminum Tariffs on the E.U., Canada, and MexicoThe decision is likely to lead these core American allies to retaliate against American exporters.
  20. Trump Moves Ahead With Trade Sanctions Against ChinaIn what seems to be a negotiating tactic, the White House announced it was proceeding with tariffs and other trade restrictions until further notice.
  21. Trump Seeks Public’s Trust on China Talks, Tells Blatant LieTrump assures voters that he’s winning the trade negotiations — and that Beijing will lowers tariffs on U.S. goods for the “first time.”
  22. business
    Trump Vows to Help Sanctioned Chinese Tech CompanyThe president says he will help the Chinese phonemaker ZTE, which is struggling after being banned from buying U.S. components.
  23. China Hits U.S. With Steep Tariff on Grain ImportsSouthern farmers aren’t going to love this.
  24. Trump Looks Into Rejoining the Trans-Pacific PartnershipWithdrawing from the TPP was the one “economically populist” campaign promise that Trump actually fulfilled. Now, he wants back in.
  25. coffee talk
    We Can’t Stop Using This New Coffee Discovery ToolTrade is a new website that’s basically the Zappos of craft coffee.
  26. Trump Cheers on Trade War With China As Stocks TumbleAfter Beijing threatened to slap tariffs on 106 U.S. exports Wednesday, markets panicked — and Trump reiterated his enthusiasm for trade war.
  27. Trump Threatens to Pull Out of ‘Great’ Trade Deal With South KoreaTrump says he may not abide by the trade deal he struck just days ago — until Seoul convinces Pyongyang that it can trust him to abide by deals.
  28. Trump Hits China With $50 Billion in Tariffs“This is the first of many,” Trump said as he signed the order. “This is number one — but this is the first of many.”
  29. Trump Is Preparing More Than $30 Billion in Anti-China TariffsThe president is on the cusp of launching the most aggressive (and, arguably, illegal) trade action of his tenure.
  30. Trump Brings Back Ancient GOP Tradition of ProtectionismHe appears to be a true believer in reversing globalization, not just using tariffs as a weapon. That’s both new — and very old — for Republicans.
  31. Trump Bids Good-bye to Gary Cohn — and Empirical RealityThe president’s worst impulses had been constrained by deference to the stock market and corporate America. Now, he’s thumbing his nose at both.
  32. Paul Ryan and Other Republicans Try to Talk Trump Out of TariffsAt least for a day, the House Speaker isn’t a presidential lackey.
  33. Trump: I’ll Lift Tariffs If NAFTA Is RenegotiatedThe president is attempting to bully two close allies into submission.
  34. Trump (Finally) Declares Trade WarBy slapping high tariffs on steel and aluminum, the president has brought the GOP Establishment nightmare to life.
  35. Amid White House Unrest, Trump Mulls Launching a Trade WarSteel and aluminum executives have been summoned to the White House for a big announcement on tariffs, but the details haven’t been finalized.
  36. Commerce Department Offers Trump Ammunition for His Trade WarTrump has until April 11 to decide whether to impose high tariffs on aluminum and steel. It’s a subject that divides his party and administration.
  37. Among the Globalists in Davos, Trump Warms to NAFTA and TPP“If we did a substantially better deal, I would be open to TPP,” Trump said.
  38. The Canadians Think Trump Will Try to Kill NAFTA. Are They Right?The president longs for trade war — but also a booming stock market and the approval of his corporate donors.
  39. Theresa May’s Brexit ‘Breakthrough’ Is a Declaration of SurrenderTurns out a bad deal is, in fact, better than no deal.
  40. Trump Takes Rare Trade Action Against ChinaThe Commerce Department just launched a process that could result in steep duties on Chinese aluminum.
  41. Why North Korea’s Nuclear Test Should Unnerve and Embarrass TrumpThe dangerous escalation proves that the U.S. and its regional allies must put existential questions ahead of political ones.
  42. Trump Seems to Genuinely Want a Trade War With ChinaBeijing offered to cut its steel production. But Trump passed on the easy political win — insisting that only punitive tariffs would do.
  43. Trump Squandered His Opportunity With Union VotersAs Trump’s approval rating in the Rust Belt dips, labor leaders work to help Democrats exploit an opening with working-class Trump voters.
  44. Canada Wants to Include Gender, Indigenous Rights in New NAFTA DealNegotiations on the trade deal begin on Wednesday.
  45. Trump Doubles Down on Feud With Germany in Early-Morning TweetAs Germany’s political leaders express their loss of faith in the U.S., Trump vows to change Berlin’s “very bad” conduct toward the U.S.
  46. Trump Says His Trip to Europe Has Already Saved ‘Millions of Jobs’Meanwhile, hundreds of Carrier workers in Indiana are learning that Trump’s trip to their plant didn’t actually save theirs.
  47. Trump Reaches Preliminary Deal With China Over Beef and ChickenMonths ago, it looked like Trump might start a war with China. Now, he’s just overhyping deals that modestly improve trade relations with Beijing.
  48. Hours After Floating Threat to Scrap NAFTA, Trump Says He’ll RenegotiateAfter White House aides said a withdrawal order was in the works, the president assured Canada and Mexico that he just wants to bring it “up to date.”
  49. White House Readies Order Declaring Intention to Quit NAFTABannon’s back.
  50. After Softening on China, Trump Goes All-in on Anti-Canada PopulismThe president slaps tariffs on Canadian lumber and vows that “we will not stand for” Ottawa’s unfair trade practices.
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