Category Archives: trade

China Starts To Make A Power Move Against The U.S. Dollar

In order for our current level of debt-fueled prosperity to continue, the rest of the world must continue to use our dollars to trade with one another and must continue to buy our debt at ridiculously low interest rates.  Of … Continue reading

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Export Tariffs: Are They America’s Last, Best Hope?

It has been accurately said that, if the American economy was the 7th Wonder of the World, then American economic ignorance has to be the 8th. And, international trade, protectionism (formerly called mercantilism when the British were doing it to … Continue reading

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Mises: “Customers Are in Charge, not Corporations.”

Let me tell you who else does not care about America in general: individual Americans. How do I know this? Because they do not “buy American.” They never have. When the federal government lets them buy whatever they want, they … Continue reading

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The Forbidden History of Smuggling

Trade is fundamental to the basic nature of man. That is why laws of prohibition (i.e. the War on Drugs) can and never will work. — jtl, 419 From: FREEMANSPERSPECTIVE Smuggling has been one of the most common economic activities … Continue reading

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