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Soybean Farmers Now Really In The Crosshairs Of Trump’s Policies

From the time Donald Trump announced his unilateral imposition of tariffs on products coming from China through China’s imposition of strategically aimed retalliation it has in some ways resembled a couple of old men playing a bluffing game. Certainly many … Continue reading

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David Cay Johnston: How Soybeans Explain What’s Really Going On In Trump’s Trade War

The Truth Behind His Economic Lies video 2 minutes If David Cay Johnston’s dcreport.org is not on you reading list it surely should be. David Cay Johnston has been one of the fiercest critics of the the trickle down economy. At … Continue reading

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Krugman: Big Business Reaps Trump’s Whirlwind

New York Times columnist Paul Krugman has a great article Thursday concerning business’s role in the Republican Party that has gone awry. Joining the Republicans in cynically using racism, xenophobia, misogyny and division of the country in order to win … Continue reading

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China Refuses To Buy US Soybeans

No tariff is paid when you don’t buy the product. Well, here comes the blowback from the extremely ill-considered tariff threat that our Dear Leader made against China. Because China has made friends across the globe and has pockets full … Continue reading

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