Economic nationalism

Asia faces a number of key risks in 2017. If China were to overstep its bounds while flexing its muscles, widespread condemnation
In 1990 I published an article entitled "Why Political Risk Insurance Will Grow in the 1990s". At that time, the former Soviet
In the process, whether we realize it or not, the 'pyramid' we have all become so accustomed to is being turned upside down
President-Elect Trump's threat to withdraw the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) should be taken seriously, despite how mercurial he has already proven to be in failing to follow through on a variety of other campaign promises.
In a report released last month, the WTO noted that between mid-October of 2015 and May of 2016, G20 economies had introduced
An inability to predict where the next weather, cyber or terrorist-related attack will occur has placed a premium on understanding
Turkey -- a stable country with an entrenched democracy -- was shaken to its core by a few hundred disaffected soldiers. Even
But from the moment Donald Trump descended down the escalator at Trump Tower to face the media and announce his candidacy
As a trade specialist, I've had my eye on Trump for years. That's why I wrote this article way back in 2011: I think Mr. Trump
The constant media frame for the shocking-to-many success of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders is that both campaigns represent the rejection of elites in favor of populism, albeit contradictory populisms of the right and left. Would that it were so simplistic.
Given its diverse cultural, linguistic and religious mosaic, nationalism is always lurking beneath the surface in Asia.
What did Romney have? A thin "five point plan" with less substance than Ronald Reagan's offhand remarks. The same old Republican orthodoxy, only of interest to orthodox Republicans.
Instead of the Democrats turning against free trade and the Republicans turning against mass immigration, as I formerly predicted, the Republican convention and platform reveal we're getting something else.
It may seem paradoxical, even perverse, to suggest that the Republican party is soon going to have to abandon free market ideology. But this is quite likely true, and it may be the political weapon that will marginalize Democrats for a generation.
Embracing our economic obligations to our own countrymen would be a far more meaningful step for anyone who really cares about other people than the phony humanism of economic globalists and "free trade" advocates.
While the IMF and the labor movement might have some differing views, our goals are ultimately the same -- standing against narrow domestic interests, against nationalism, against war. And standing for better living standards for all, and for peace.