Growing Evidence Shows GSP Trade Liberalization Programs Hurt, Not Help

Original by CPA Chief Economist Jeff Ferry published in Foreign Policy News Early in June, the Senate passed its signature “China bill,” a wide-ranging piece of legislation intended to counter Beijing’s industrial rise and spur U.S. technological competitiveness. Included in the bill was a reauthorization of the longstanding Generalized System of Preferences (GSP), a tariff…

Opinion\ Declining U.S. Job Quality for People of Color

By Dan DiMicco and Jeff Ferry \ June 2021 \ The Hill As former manufacturing executives, we have seen firsthand how high-quality jobs in our industry benefit Americans from all backgrounds. We also know that the quality of jobs created – not just the quantity – matters. The troubling results of our organization’s new economic study show why. In recent…

Opinion\ Domestic manufacturers that hire and produce in the U.S. need a better global corporate tax deal

David Morse \ June 2021 \ MarketWatch Every year, dozens of large multinational corporations generate enormous profits in America’s lucrative consumer market. But thanks to clever profit shifting, they’re able to avoid paying much of their U.S. corporate-tax obligations. In fact, a study by the Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) found that America’s 500…

CPA Applauds Senate Passage of Online Country of Origin Labeling Bill

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded the Senate passage of Senator Tammy Baldwin’s (D-WI) COOL Online Act, which would mandate that country-of-origin labeling (COOL) be clearly and conspicuously stated in any website description of a product. This would protect Americans’ right to know where the products they buy are made…

Opinion | Will Biden’s Clean Power Grid Actually Be Made in America?

via Morning Consult President Joe Biden’s address to Congress made an ambitious case for building America’s clean energy future. Not only did the president pledge to create “millions of good-paying jobs,” but he aimed for all of his proposed advances in electric vehicles and renewable energy to be “made in America.” Helpfully, Biden even acknowledged the complexity…