Trump’s trade war with China could start the Second Cold War
Yet Donald Trump's obsession is completely misplaced: 85 per cent of the seven million American manufacturing jobs lost since 2000 were eliminated by automation, not by trade.
Will we look back on this month as the turning point when Donald Trump’s trade war with Xi Jinping's China unleash the Second Great Recession? Probably not, but may start the Second Cold War, writes Gwynne Dyer. Photograph courtesy of Global Affairs Canada, Wikimedia Commons