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Trade “Trump offered the idea of imposing a ‘reciprocal tax’ on U.S. imports on Monday that economists warn would only serve to drive up prices for American consumers — and that the White House later seemed to walk back” [Politico]. “‘There is nothing formal in the works right now,’ a senior administration official said. ‘He […]


How Neoliberalism Undermined Experts

One regular lament in recent years has been that experts no longer get the respect they deserve. Anti-vaxxers have won a serious following, particularly among well-heeled Californians. Opponents to TPP were depicted as being against liberalized trade, a supposedly retrograde position. Creationism is now taught in some public schools in the US. The press regularly […]