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Global Solidarity

A Populist Progressive Path Forward on Trade Policy

The answer lies outside Washington. Our strategy must balance our principled policy agenda against the practicalities of politics in the mid-term election.

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U.S.-China: Progressive Internationalist Strategy Under Biden

A progressive internationalist alternative to the escalating U.S.–China conflict requires a transformation of the global system as a whole. To succeed, progressive forces in the U.S. must continue on a path toward taking political power, but we must also significantly strengthen our thinking on foreign affairs. The internationalist dimension of progressive politics remains worryingly weak and has not yet produced a coherent approach to a wide range of difficult questions concerning China that are unfamiliar even to most internationalists in the U.S.

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Global Solidarity

Hopes for New Beginnings on U.S. Trade Policy

President-elect Joe Biden is weighing his options on trade policy. He has stated that his first priorities will be to address the COVID-19 pandemic and start to rebuild the fragile U.S. economy. He is facing pressure from free traders in both parties who are eager to get back to business as usual. But it is a positive sign that he has pledged not to jump into any new trade deals.

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Global Solidarity

The US-China Trade War

President Donald Trump started a trade war with China and is now using his supposed success in the trade war as a central theme in his 2020 reelection campaign. The recently concluded “Phase One” trade agreement with China marks a temporary truce. The US will now reduce some of its tariffs in exchange for China […]

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Transatlantic Left Voices

TPP and TTIP: Partners in Crime

Fighting the Corporate “Trade” Agenda in the United States With the rise of the so-called BRICS countries—Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa—global capitalism has entered a new stage. For centuries Europe and the United States have dominated the world, but now the economic center of gravity may slowly be shifting from the West and […]

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