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Who’s “Protected” by Tariffs?

BY HENRY HAZLIT Economics In One Lesson, Chapter 11 A mere recital of the economic policies of governments all over the world is calculated to cause...

James Town established May 13, 1607

American Minute with Bill Federer When Muslim Turks conquered the land trade routes from Europe to Asia, Europeans attempted to find sea routes. These attempts were...

Trade Treaties Are a Bad Deal

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY Barack Obama has been demanding that Congress hurry up and approve two foreign trade treaties with a dozen countries that his pals...

Federalist Papers No. 32, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Federalist 32, by Alexander Hamilton 02 January 1788 Concerning the General Power of Taxation (continued) ALTHOUGH I am of opinion that...

China Sells Us Tainted Products

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY China has sold Americans a dazzling array of counterfeits and forgeries including copyrighted books, music, and expensive fashion apparel. But much more...

The Federalist Papers, No. 12: Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Federalist No. 12, Alexander Hamilton Tuesday November 12, 1787 THE effects of Union upon the commercial prosperity of the States have been...

Schlafly: Free Trade Cheats Americans

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY The re-election of Barack Obama hasn’t done anything to make more jobs available to Americans, and there is no indication that it...

Globaloney, 19th Century Edition

BY IAN FLETCHER Everyone knows we live in a brave new world of globalization. And like a lot of thing that everyone knows, it isn't so. Not...

The Racket of Free Trade with China

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY I hope that somebody is soon going to explain to the American people that what is called "free trade" with Communist China...

Why do Marxists favor free trade?

Tyranny Unmasked, Karl Marx Why do Marxists favor free trade? Because, taken to its extreme, free trade will reduce America to a third world economy...

Try Bipartisanship About China

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY November 14, 2012 We heard a lot of loose talk during the presidential campaign about getting tough with Communist China. Since both Barack...

Dean Russell: The Problem

PLAY IT AGAIN SAM, CONSTITUTIONAL LIBERTY DEAN RUSSELL, THE FREEMAN The most difficult part of solving a problem is usually the identifying of the problem itself. I observed this...

Made Everywhere: Fear not China or any other producer

SHELDON RICHMAN, THE FREEMAN The Commerce Department (whose idea was that?) routinely reports on the U.S. trade deficit–that is, the amount by which the dollar...

What’s Romney is Really Up To? Softball Nationalism

BY IAN FLETCHER In my 2010 book “Free Trade Doesn’t Work,” I speculated that the following might occur: Both political parties are feeling the heat of...

Labor Day Reminds Us of the Need for Jobs

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY The businesses that support and lobby for so-called free trade are always trying to wrap themselves in Ronald Reagan. But that’s false...

An Appeal To Honor The Non-Importation Agreements

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams, January 8, 1770 To the Printers. The agreement of the Merchants of this distressed and insulted continent, to with hold importations from...

Buy American to Eat Safe

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY The globalists and the lobbyists are lining up to promote another so-called free-trade agreement that gives favors to foreigners while discriminating against...

Spying and Stealing by Communist China

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY I've told you some facts about the unfairness of our trade with China, how China violates the rules, and engages in spying...

Free Trade with China is a Racket

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY The whole idea of free trade with China is a colossal racket. We play by the rules, and China cheats us coming...

Spying and Stealing by Communist China

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY How long are we going to put up with the fiction that free trade with China is beneficial to the United States?...