Trump's Tariff Moves Send Challenge to the Trade Status Quo

3/2/2018 - Associate Professor of Economics Kadee Russ in the Christian Science Monitor.

In the United States and overseas, the Trump administration’s new plans to place sizable tariffs on steel and aluminum imports have caused shock and dismay.

Katheryn Russ, an economist and former Obama administration adviser, says America should bring cases of trade violations to the WTO, while seeking to build multilateral support for pressure on China. And the US can support its own workers by improving things like education, infrastructure, and the safety net for the unemployed.  

Read the full story in the Christian Science Monitor.