Donate Bitcoin

Donate Paypal


PeakOil is You

PeakOil is You

An ecological view of Trump’s trade war

For discussions of events and conditions not necessarily related to Peak Oil.

An ecological view of Trump’s trade war

Unread postby AdamB » Mon 23 Oct 2017, 09:09:17


Whether you regard President Donald Trump's rejection of America's trade agreements as a good thing or a bad thing, few people understand what canceling them would mean. From an ecological point of view, abruptly pulling out of trade agreements, agreements which have resulted in innumerable long-term investments and commitments, is the ecological equivalent of a reduction in scope. A reduction of scope means that occupational niches which arise specifically to facilitate trade in shipping by land, sea and air, manufacturing for export, warehousing, finance, insurance, government employment (such as customs officials and coast guard forces) and other trade-related occupations, all are endangered when the scope of their activities is reduced as a result of new trade restrictions. To understand what this means, we need to understand the flipside of scope reduction, scope enlargement. From an ecological perspective the increase in world trade


An Ecological view of Trump's Trade War
Peak oil in 2020: And here is why: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2b3ttqYDwF0
AdamB
Volunteer
Volunteer
 
Posts: 4857
Joined: Mon 28 Dec 2015, 16:10:26

Re: An ecological view of Trump’s trade war

Unread postby AdamB » Mon 23 Oct 2017, 11:34:29

pstarr wrote:Should be in the environment forum


Why? As we all know, Kurt knows nothing about the environment, or ecology. He is a writer, an advertising agent, a promo snake oil salesmen carnival barker type, who wants to sell his own products to make money and is paid by other folks to help sell theirs, like PCI.

So we would need a category for "Put All Analysis Here From Authors That Know Nothing Of The Topic They Write About" to drop this into, and we don't have one of those anyway.
Peak oil in 2020: And here is why: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2b3ttqYDwF0
AdamB
Volunteer
Volunteer
 
Posts: 4857
Joined: Mon 28 Dec 2015, 16:10:26


Return to Geopolitics & Global Economics

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 9 guests