Nearly half of U.S. voters identified trade as a top issue influencing their vote for president in 2020, according to a post-election poll by TradeVistas.
TradeVistas has named the lobster the “2020 person of the year” in international trade. It’s a well-deserved honor. The lobster is at the center of a trade war that will go down as one of the most compelling cases of the futility of tariff politics.
California faced record wildfires in 2020. The fight against wildfire is global, with help from international firefighters and gear.
What countries provide the most farm subsidies? Agricultural subsidies are, in part, a recognition of the unique challenges that the agriculture sector faces – but they can also have trade-distorting effects.
Follow the global journey of how official NBA basketballs are made, from the U.S. to China. Along the way, basketball has become entangled in geopolitics.
Evidence points to elections having an anti-free trade effect on politicians. Term length and the electoral calendar play a key role in determining the outcome of votes on trade policy
The dinosaur fossil trade is raising concerns within the scientific community, who worry that rare fossils in private collections won’t be available for future scientific study. The debate boils down to this: are dinosaur bones a commodity? Or a common good?
A TradeVistas poll found that Americans support “Buy American” policies requiring the federal government to buy from domestic suppliers. Learn more about trade’s elevated importance in the 2020 election.
The concept of maximizing taxpayer spend on American goods and services extends all the way back to the founding of the United States. Here’s a primer on the history of Buy American policies.
Why does protectionism lead to conflict and why does free trade help prevent it? Learn about the connection between peace and free trade.