- “It’s Time to Negotiate a New Economic Relationship with China,” by Simon Lester and Huan Zhu
- “Into the Abyss: Is a U.S.-China Trade War Inevitable?,” by Daniel J. Ikenson
If the United States were to get away with such rogue protectionism through this loophole, it is highly likely that other governments would follow suit.
What we need instead is an informed debate about how power should be allocated at the local, national and global level, and a discussion of the proper role of global governance and institutions.
Critics of President Trump’s trade views shouldn’t focus merely on the economic damage that his protectionist policies are likely to cause. They should also consider how less trade between nations increases the likelihood of war.
A response to the Commerce Department’s request for public comments on the “Causes of Significant Trade Deficits.”
China cannot become a beacon for globalization and free trade without a free market in ideas.
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By Simon Lester and Huan Zhu. Free Trade Bulletin No. 70. April 4, 2017.
By Daniel J. Ikenson. Free Trade Bulletin No. 69. February 6, 2017.
By Daniel R. Pearson. Free Trade Bulletin No. 66. April 11, 2016.
By K. William Watson. Free Trade Bulletin No. 65. March 9, 2016.
Two long wars, chronic deficits, the financial crisis, the costly drug war, the growth of executive power under Presidents Bush and Obama, and the revelations about NSA abuses, have given rise to a growing libertarian movement in our country – with a greater focus on individual liberty and less government power. David Boaz’s newly released The Libertarian Mind is a comprehensive guide to the history, philosophy, and growth of the libertarian movement, with incisive analyses of today’s most pressing issues and policies. The Libertarian Mind is the ultimate resource for the current, burgeoning libertarian movement.
To encourage people everywhere to better understand and appreciate the principles of government that are set forth in America’s founding documents, the Cato Institute published this pocket-size edition.
With the tragedies in Denmark and Paris, self-censorship in the face of intimidation and the nature of free speech are at the forefront of public debate. No one knows this debate better than Flemming Rose, the editor of the Danish newspaper that published the cartoons of the prophet Muhammad in 2005 that set off a global firestorm. In Tyranny of Silence, published by the Cato Institute, Rose offers a deeply personal look at attempts to limit free speech in a multireligious, culturally borderless world.
This interactive web site allows users to examine how Congress and its individual members have voted over the years on bills and amendments affecting the freedom of Americans to trade and invest in the global economy. The web site includes votes previously examined in a series of Cato studies published from 1999 through 2005, as well as more recent votes.