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Trans-Pacific Partnership news and analysis from The Nation
June 17, 2019
9 Reasons Why You Should Care About Trade
Elites make trade boring for a reason. Here’s how to fight back.
August 23, 2018
Donald Trump Makes the United States More Dispensable Than Ever
The president who coined “the art of the deal” has drastically reduced his country’s value globally.
April 9, 2018
Is a Modern Chinese Navy a Threat to the United States?
China’s rising presence in the Indian and Pacific oceans has far-reaching implications for our world order.
Alfred W. McCoy
March 28, 2018
The Threat of a Trade War Is Overblown―Real War Is Far More Likely
America’s trading partners will probably just wait for Trump to move on to his next distraction—which could be a shooting war.
February 6, 2018
America First Actually Means China First
“Rivals” are stepping into the vacuum created by Trump’s isolationism.
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July 18, 2017
Trump’s Renegotiation of NAFTA Is Starting to Look a Lot Like the TPP
What happened to his campaign promise to write better rules for trade?
June 13, 2017
Donald Trump Might Set a Record—for the Biggest Decline of American Power in History
When the Trump years come to an end, will the United States be a pariah nation?
April 21, 2017
The Stunning Disappearance of Candidate Trump
And how Democrats must respond to his broken promises.
Robert L. Borosage
April 20, 2017
How Our Foreign-Policy Elites Manufactured the Korea Crisis
The attack on the Syrian airfield was a message to North Korea and China—and a demonstration of Trump’s capitulation to the imperial clique.
March 16, 2017
Trump Is Fighting a New Trade War—and This One Is Intramural
A nasty White House battle has broken out between right-wing nationalists and globalist financiers.