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Economist Peter Navarro Accuses China of Unfair Trade Practices
In an op-ed in the LA Times 6-21-11, UC Irvine business economist Peter Navarro, co-author with Greg Autry of the new book Death by China: Confronting the Dragon — A Global Call to Action, had an op-ed in the LA Times yesterday about China's unfair trade practices (How China unfairly bests the U.S.). Here is a selection:
Navarro points out, as we have been doing, that if America doesn't address the trade deficits, no amount of tax cuts or government spending increases will solve our economic problem. He concludes by calling for a candidate who will adress America's trade deficit with China:
So far, only one potential presidential candidate, Governor Sarah Palin, has called for balanced trade. She is the only candidate, at the moment, whose economic plan would produce an economic recovery. And, not only that, according to the latest YouGov Presidential Poll, even though she has not entered the race, she is the top polling Republican candidate at the moment. Here is how the Republican vote currently breaks down:
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