ITC Report: U.S. has Lost Aluminum Production and Jobs Because of China

Subsidized Chinese aluminum production has soared in recent years. The Trump administration has its eyes firmly on the prize when it comes to the U.S. Commerce Department’s Section 232 investigation into the national security implications of America’s steel import levels. [MATTHEW MCMULLAN| July 11, 2017 |Alliance for American Manufacturing] Yeah man. Their eyes are trained squarely on the…

U.S., Canadian autoworker unions issue joint NAFTA priorities

Unifor and United Autoworkers, representing Canadian and U.S. autoworkers, have laid out four priorities the unions say must be addressed in the renegotiation of NAFTA: strengthening labor standards and boosting wages; balanced trade; “real ‘made in North America’ rules”; and benefits for workers being fairly shared in all three NAFTA countries. [Jack Caporal| July 11, 2017…

Former White House economist failures now against 232 remedies

By Michael Stumo Former White House CEA and NEC chairs again reveal why our economy declined and stagnated under their collective watches.  They worry about speculative diplomatic repercussions from dealing with overcapacity and national security issues as the US considers neutralizing the problem.  Not a word from these Very Smart People about other countries who should, perhaps,…