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CPA Op-ed: The verdict is in: Trump's tariffs are working 'bigly'

February 15, 2019

U.S. manufacturing is once again in the news. New data shows America’s factories adding 261,000 jobs from January 2018 to January 2019. In the State of the Union, President Trump emphasized the urgency of confronting predatory trade from countries like China....

Press Release: New CPA Study Shows Competitive US Dollar Could Produce Over 6 Million New Jobs

February 14, 2019

Groundbreaking study quantifies economic costs of overvalued dollar Washington. A new study of the US economy from the Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) economics team shows that the US dollar is overvalued by 27 percent. Adjusting the dollar to a competitive level would yield large benefits to the economy, including an estimated...

Press Release: CPA Disappointed in Agriculture Secretary’s Criticism of Tariffs

February 12, 2019

USDA failed to craft a strategy to protect farmers and ranchers

Bloomberg on Tariff Truthers

February 08, 2019

Jeff Ferry, CPA Chief Economist, is featured in this Bloomberg article, Seven Fixes for American Capitalism in which he defends tariffs as pro-growth and pro-jobs.  

China mobilizes anti-ship missiles after Navy patrol in South China Sea - News - Stripes

February 07, 2019

Editor’s note: US consumers are paying for China’s ability to engage in military aggression against us.  "Last month, Chinese Rear Adm. Lou Yuan told an audience in Shenzhen that sinking a pair of U.S. aircraft carriers would settle issues of sovereignty in the South China Sea. What the United States fears the most...

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News from Around the Web

  • How China Brings Us Together

    February 15, 2019

    Editor’s note: This David Brooks article shows that the “China as strategic and economic threat” concept is mainstreaming. Remember that CPA was ahead of the curve on trade deficits and also the US-China issue.  An existential threat for the 21st ...

  • China's plan to Make America a Colony Again

    February 15, 2019

    Editor’s note:  Curtis Ellis hits the nail on the head. American officials are in Beijing for the latest round of negotiations over Red China’s trade war against the United States.

  • Tariffs Benefit the American Manufacturing Industry

    February 15, 2019

    Most people are unaware that for over 150 years, the American government protected the development and growth of its manufacturing industry with high tariffs, ranging from a low of 5% to as high as 50% in some cases. The first tariffs were imposed...

  • Pentagon unveils AI strategy to compete with Russia, China | TheHill

    February 14, 2019

    Editor’s note: The military competition with China continues.  The Pentagon on Tuesday unveiled a new artificial intelligence strategy aimed at keeping pace and competing with Russian and Chinese technological advancements....

  • Six Out of Ten U.S. CEOs See Trump's Tariffs Helping

    February 13, 2019

    Editor’s note: CEO survey results are a shocker to the economists and the media who think tariffs are terrible. 

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