Letter to Editor

SCISSORS: Parsing the ‘China Deal’ facts sheet

BY DEREK SCISSORS “Fact sheets” are public relations efforts. So it’s telling that the fact sheet for the US-China trade deal announced last week is not convincing — phase 1 is in fact a small deal. The twist: small is beautiful in


It was a high price to pay to get more for your money today

I heard this song on NPR, and thought it was a compelling critique of the bipartisan destruction of American manufacturing and the increasingly centralized economy that has emerged over the last several decades of capital accumulation that has wrought the Nation with