It is time to let your inner prepper take control of the rest of summer, because Winter is coming and things will only get worse. No matter what you have heard, this crisis is not suddenly going to end.
Just like the economic policy of Herbert Hoover, Trump’s “America First” economic policy was all about using tariffs to encourage domestic production of goods. Trump hoped that reducing the trade deficit, which is when a nations imports more goods than it exports would bring manufacturing jobs back to the United States. For quite a while now, the United States has faced an increasing trade deficit and this is bad for workers because it pushes wages down.