No, Freeing Up Trade Will Not Stop COVID

Medical supply shortages are a reflection of a failed global trading system. But not because countries have tariffs and export restraints. It is a failed global trading system because it does not serve the people.

Beijing Is Becoming the Global Champion of Free Trade

In a world confused and disturbed by Trump, China will find it easier to play down its own lack of transparency and accountability. Maybe, finally, it will be able to convert its economic power into political influence.