Op-ed | It’s Time To Rebuild Domestic Drug Production in the US, for Both Health and Economic Reasons

Editor’s Note: Jeff Ferry is chief economist at the Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA). Two decades of offshoring pharmaceuticals has hurt our national security. [Jeff Ferry | March 17, 2020 | Industry Week] With breathtaking speed, the coronavirus has revealed a previously overlooked vulnerability in the U.S. economy. The United States has become heavily dependent…

Make American 5G Great Again

Editor’s Note: CPA member Steve Papa explains Parallel Wireless’s strategy for 5G. His goal is to destroy Huawei by building and deploying the world’s best 5G networks.  The global race for 5G leadership is especially important because, apart from all the associated job creation and economic growth from 5G business offshoots, our national defense relies…

Op-ed | America should stop relying on China for rare earths needed for renewable energy infrastructure

Excerpt: The good news is that the United States doesn’t need to depend on China for its renewable energy supply chains. Instead, America should start matching China’s industrial strategy. And that means tapping our domestic mineral resources. It’s time to mine rare earth metals at home [Michael Stumo | March 8, 2020 | Dallas Morning News]…

Perdue: USDA considering WTO-compliant COOL rule

Editor’s note:  USDA is finally, hopefully, considering something helpful to cattle producers. Ag Sec Perdue has been too friendly to foreign meat packer and importer interests, including allowing Brazilian beef into the US recently, despite the foot and mouth disease risk. Brazil is the China of beef, and this move will drive down cattle prices…