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Heiner Flassbeck on Trump’s Tariffs Trade War

Heiner Flassbeck gave an interview to the Real News network yesterday. What is Trump up to now again? Understandably, many Americans (and others) are anxious about Trump raising tariffs on steel and aluminium. Flassbeck first relatives the impact of Trump’s measure and he goes on to propose a framework to make ’free’ trade work for everyone involved. …

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ECB cuts QE in half. Consequences for the European economy. An interview with Heiner Flassbeck

Heiner Flassbeck gave an interview to the progressive Real News Network in Baltimore last week, after the European Central Bank announced that its quantitative easing measures will be cut in half. The European Commission, from its side, considers expanding the authority of the European Stability Mechanism, …

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