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New U.S. Tariffs Are Contributing to the Shipping Crisis, and There’s Little We Can Do About It

Scott Lincicome and Alfredo Carrillo Obregon | Cato Institute | 08/26/2021

According to numerous reports, skyrocketing global shipping prices and related transportation bottlenecks are hindering the U.S. economic recovery. Indeed, this “shipping crisis” is one of the summer’s most‐​covered financial phenomena. Yet barely mentioned outside…

Biden’s trade agenda is off to a rocky start

Bryan Riley | The Hill | 07/20/2021

So far, 2021 is shaping up to be an awful year for international trade. The...

Senate China Bill Cuts Tariffs, Increases Regulations

Tori K. Smith, Maggie Kennon | The Heritage Foundation | 06/21/2021

KEY TAKEAWAYS The Trade Act of 2021 inc...

Whether For the ‘Right’ or ‘Wrong’ Reasons, Just Lift the Tariffs

Christine McDaniel | The Hill | 06/07/2021

The tariffs put in place by t...

Ending the Race to the Bottom

Tom Conway | United Steelworkers | 05/31/2021

Chris Reisinger and his co-workers recently added a third daily shift at the Metal Te...

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