CPA Committee member Michael Collins looks at what made globalization what it is today and considers the big money barriers to rolling it back.
Banned cotton under Biden’s Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention law is making its way into the U.S. in Shein packages, a German lab has found.
A project out of the Department of Health & Human Services promises more domestic supply of locally made vaccines and critical drugs. Will they finally deliver?
Jeff Ferry talks to Congress about Wall Street investments in companies banned for forced labor. And why the need for greater cap market sanctions.
Are greater restrictions against U.S. tech companies doing business with China coming with the new Congress? Some say yes.
The Congressional-Executive Commission on China hears testimony about Zero Covid and the human rights abuses its exacerbated in the world’s No. 2 economy. In a report by the Commission, calls for more capital market sanctions.
CPA chief economist Jeff Ferry took on a Pepperdine University free trader in a firey debate this week.
Inflation remains due to supply chain problems. From China’s Zero Covid to European energy costs, the price of outsourcing manufacturing is getting high. Why reshoring is an inflation curb.
After a sharp six month decline, the trade deficit is back up and on track to break another record even as China imports stall.
The U.S. is largely dependent on foreign sources for the critical minerals that will power a clean energy transition. The Inflation Act helps. But it’s going to take a while to be even moderately self-sufficient.