Latest from Robert J. Samuelson

To service these debts requires rising incomes, while an expanding trade war threatens to squeeze incomes.

  • Jul 15, 2018

Why isn’t the strong demand for labor pushing up wages?

  • Jul 11, 2018

Our global power and influence benefit when we respect our allies, not vilify them. Trump cannot deconstruct globalization. It’s too big and well-entrenched.

  • Jul 3, 2018

His administration hasn’t absorbed a crucial lesson of U.S. trade history.

  • Jun 27, 2018

The Trump administration is hurting its chances in a dispute with China by angering America’s traditional trading allies.

  • Jun 24, 2018

It isn’t clear whether the U.S.-China battle will rewrite the international trading system.

  • Jun 20, 2018

There is no widely accepted definition of what constitutes a “gig” job. As a result, the gig debate can be highly confusing.

  • Jun 17, 2018

China? Russia? No one?

  • Jun 13, 2018

Treating entitlements as untouchable seriously threatens America’s future.

  • Jun 10, 2018

Is the economy’s slowdown a reflection of a bad winter or of history?

  • Feb 26, 2014
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