Capitalism Isn’t Dead, Corrupt Leaders Placed it on Life Support

Capitalism isn’t dead, it is on life support. Industry leaders push their agendas with practices that hurt the public, and they get rewarded. For instance, Boeing’s CEO oversaw the 737 debacle, the company fired him but plans to pay him millions. Donald Trump’s lies and corruption as he presided over failed businesses, a fraudulent foundation and fake university, propelled […]

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Donald Trump’s Trade War Will Create Extensive Direct And Collateral Damage

Trump’s “made in America” crusade will produce unintended results. US firms could make in the US almost everything they need in the US. But some countries can make products as well as the US and at a lower cost. Thus, it is wise to let these countries produce those goods to lower consumers’ costs. That’s why Walmart off-shores, imports, then sells several products at prices people can afford. These imports are in the trade imbalance. Trade figures are unrealistic. They exclude the value of imports by US firms from off-shoring and later selling those items in the US.

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