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“Mandate of Heaven” in Jeopardy

U.S. policy through the Bush and Obama administrations was to soft-pedal questionable Chinese trade practices, pirating technology and theft of intellectual property in return for cheap manufactured goods and China’s willingness to finance trillions of dollars of U.S. government debt. Now Trump has changed the rules of the game. He’s said lost jobs in the

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Trump Attacks!

The trade war is back on. The trade deadline came and went at midnight last night without a deal. So 25% tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods took effect at 12:01. The tariffs had previously been set at 10%. Based on Trump’s comments, 25% tariffs may possibly be applied to an additional $300

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