One result of the widespread acceptance of e-commerce and home delivery is a growing and urgent demand for drivers – at least for now.
For many years now, the U.S. Government has implemented a sugar program that ensures sugar producers and refiners get a minimum price for American-grown sugar. It’s a hidden tax paid for by Peep-lovers everywhere.
Although the steel and aluminum tariffs are promoted by the Trump administration as a strategy to seek fairness for those industries, the tariffs will incite retaliation by trading partners, imposing significant costs on large numbers of U.S. producers and consumers who have nothing to do with these industries’ grievances.
Since its creation in 1990, the U.S. H-1B visa program has enabled American employers to hire highly-skilled foreign workers when native-born talent is in short supply. As many as 1 in 4 physicians in the United States are foreign-trained and they are much more likely than their American counterparts to serve in areas with higher poverty and lower educational levels.
With over 2,500 international investment agreements in force and only a total of 817 known investor-state dispute settlement arbitrations, it’s safe to say that the majority of these agreements have operated without a single dispute.
International investment agreements have been a remarkably successful policy innovation: today, there are over 3,000 of them in force worldwide.
Thanks to trade, this Israeli snack food now featured at American Trader Joe’s stores may spur a whole new generation of Americans who feel the urge to call out – Aba, Ima, Bamba!
The few domestic companies that may (or may not) benefit from special treatment shouldn’t outweigh the costs for the rest of the economy.
The problem steels tariffs are supposed to address isn’t receiving much attention – a number of countries are undeniably engaging in unfair and even predatory trade practices in the steel and aluminum sectors which are damaging to their trade partners.
When it comes to steel tariffs, we could be in a trade war — with ourselves.