The US flag flies over shipping cranes and containers in Long Beach, California, on March 4, 2019. Photo: AFP The US flag flies over shipping cranes and containers in Long Beach, California, on March 4, 2019. Photo: AFP
The US flag flies over shipping cranes and containers in Long Beach, California, on March 4, 2019. Photo: AFP
Walter E. Block
Opinion

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The View by Walter E. Block

How Biden can erase Trump’s legacy: tear down the trade barriers with China

  • If the new US president wants to get one over on his predecessor, he can do so by reversing his policy on tariffs
  • One of Trump’s guiding principles was his rejection of globalisation, and there is nothing more global than free trade

The US flag flies over shipping cranes and containers in Long Beach, California, on March 4, 2019. Photo: AFP The US flag flies over shipping cranes and containers in Long Beach, California, on March 4, 2019. Photo: AFP
The US flag flies over shipping cranes and containers in Long Beach, California, on March 4, 2019. Photo: AFP
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Walter E. Block

Walter E. Block

Walter E. Block, Ph.D, is Harold E. Wirth Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair and Professor of Economics at Loyola University New Orleans