Trump tariffs: Industry workers rejoice the move

Trump tariffs: Industry workers rejoice the move

There’s been an outpouring of global disapproval of the tariffs on steel and aluminium imports announced by the White House.

But in the US industrial heartlands, workers are rejoicing the decision.

Unions and progressives have long said the US needs to make a choice to either fight international trading practices and save the US’s industrial base and its workers from extinction; or let industrial areas like Clairton, Pennsylvania decline into hopeless industrial wastelands.

Al Jazeera’s Shihab Rattansi reports.