Connecting the Dots, October 2018
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October 30, 2018
If the news media’s White House sources are correct, President Trump’s trade war with China may soon intensify.
October 23, 2018I wrote last week about the huge amount of money Americans spend on healthcare. Many people simply can’t afford to get the care they need.
October 16, 2018Being sick is no fun, whether you’re a patient or the economy. Illness disrupts people’s lives and, economically speaking, diverts scarce resources from more productive uses.
October 9, 2018To hear some people talk, the North American Free Trade Agreement is practically dead. Soon a newly negotiated revision will take its place.
October 2, 2018Free trade is amazingly popular for something that doesn’t actually exist. Even Americans who can’t define free trade tell pollsters they love it.