We think you should know more about Peter Navarro. Just a few months ago, he was a little-known economics professor at the University of California Irvine and today, he’s the head of the National Trade Council in the United States—a newly-created post within the White House that is responsible for directing ALL trade policy for the US. This includes NAFTA, free-trade agreements with the EU, the US-China trade relationship, and more. Let’s dive in.
Here are the further reading links that are mentioned in this week’s Brain Boost:
The Economist’s profile on Peter Navarro
Peter Navarro’s approach to Germany and the EU (requires subscription… we suggest you read some of the comments)
More about Steve Bannon (Pres. Trump’s senior advisor) and his opposition to globalization
Peter Navarro’s book on China’s rise