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Monstrous Sugar Program Costs Americans Billions

Bryan Riley | National Taxpayers Union Foundation | 10/27/2021

Halloween, the biggest holiday for candy consumption, is just around the corner. Unfortunately, Americans stocking up on sweets for trick-or-treaters will pay extra thanks to the spine-tingling sugar program. A combination of dastardly…

Why Does Everyone Suddenly Care About Supply Chains?

Chad P. Bown and Douglas A. Irwin | The New York Times | 10/14/2021

Globalization may have lifted hundreds of...

The Truth About Tariffs

Andrew Chatzky and Anshu Siripurapu | Council on Foreign Relations | 10/08/2021

Introduction Tariffs have long been used to prop up homegr...

How Countries Can Diversify Their Exports

Gonzalo Salinas | International Monetary Fund | 09/22/2021

As the world’s biggest copper producer, Chile’s shipments of ...

China, Again and Again and Again

William Reinsch | Center for Strategic and International Studies | 09/20/2021

Even though the Biden administration’s China policy...

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