Saturday, July 20, 2024

Tag: trade

Biden administration plans to set new tariffs on imports from China...

Biden said the new tariffs are about "fair competition" after his aides determined that "imports of Chinese products made from aluminum and steel" were "selling the metals at prices that were falsely low to deplete the market share."

Mexico’s stand against GMO corn sparks US trade dispute

Mexico's firm stance on banning genetically modified (GM) corn imports, a policy that has prompted the United States to escalate the matter to a dispute settlement panel under the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

Where are the world’s water stresses?

Around the world, significant issues are negatively impacting water security. While the situation appears dire, cooperation initiatives show some signs of relief.

How unions safeguard workers’ sweat equity

When companies do threaten to close worksites, unions step up to preserve jobs and protect communities.

What the failure of Liz Truss’s economic agenda in the UK...

Britain’s rejection of Liz Truss’s trickle-down economics ought to serve as a warning to the United States, where midterm elections are about to commence.

How flood-ravaged Kentucky is getting major federal infrastructure help

Climate change rendered these communities and countless others across the country vulnerable to increasingly frequent and powerful storms.

How employers are trying to thwart a wave of union drives

“Fear is a great motivator. That’s exactly how they operate.”

Why it’s essential for Congress to reauthorize trade adjustment assistance

The expiration of TAA has been detrimental for workers.

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives...

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.

Why it’s time for Congress to launch a manufacturing renaissance

It’s important to remember that rebuilding the nation’s industrial base will be a losing battle without stopping the serial trade cheaters who undercut U.S. producers and kill thousands of American jobs each year.

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Clooney, Holt, and others push ageist tropes against Biden instead of addressing Project 2025

George Clooney pushed ageist tropes against Biden in New York Times. Then Lester Holt and others piled up as well, instead of whistleblowing Project 2025.

‘Largest IT outage in history’ causes global chaos: Flights grounded, hospitals and banks disrupted

As the global community grapples with the aftermath of what is being termed the largest IT outage in history, the focus remains on restoring normalcy and addressing the vulnerabilities exposed by this incident.

Dear Democrats—change the message! Please!

Ideally this can be resolved by the Democrats engaging in focused strategic and tactical consideration with one over-riding goal: How to retain the White House and Senate and win back the House.

Billionaire-backed JD Vance claims working class support despite anti-labor record

Vance accepted the party’s vice-presidential nomination with promises to champion the interests of everyday Americans.

Groundbreaking study highlights urgent need to protect global forest carbon sinks

Published in Nature, the study underscores the importance of global forests in absorbing carbon dioxide and calls for immediate action to protect these ecosystems.