Adam Posen agrees with the goals of boosting green energy and keeping China at bay. But he says protectionism won't achieve them.
The U.S. is in a quiet race driven by national and economic security to reestablish a domestic supply chain for rare earth elements.
China is generous to its favored companies, and that has, at times, threatened industries elsewhere in the world.
Professor Mark Blyth said Trump has some of the same problems with capitalism as Marxists did back in the '70s.