Transportation Trades Department President Speaks About the Importance of Investing in Infrastructure.

Editor’s Note: Mike Dolan is a trade policy specialist and lobbyist for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and is the CPA board of directors. Larry Willis, President of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO, spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on June 22 about the importance of the United States investing in its infrastructure. [Ed…

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Martin Wolf: what trade wars tell us

Editor’s Note: “Martin Wolf, in this article, reviews Pettis/Klein’s new book “Trade Wars are Class Wars”. It is an important book and even Wolf manages to get most of it right.  The “trade wars” are not Trump tariffs but pre-existing trade imbalances. The imbalances are caused by engineered overproduction in relation to consumption in persistent…

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The US must withdraw from the WTO

Editor’s note: Congressman Peter DeFazio is absolutely correct. It will take years to fully understand the impact COVID-19 has unleashed on our country, but one thing we know for certain is that the pandemic has exposed the dangerous and indefensible public health and national security threats of hyperglobalization. It has revealed the frightening truth that…

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CPA Praises Senate Resolution on Buying American-Made Products

Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today praised a new Senate resolution calling on Americans to buy domestically produced goods.  The bipartisan resolution, introduced by Sens. Rick Scott (R-FL) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), urges support for U.S. manufacturers and their workers. Co-sponsors include Sens. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA), Chris Murphy (D-CT), Mike Rounds (R-SD), Shelley…

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The Economic Foundations of Industrial Policy

Editor’s note: Marc Fasteau (CPA Board Member) and Ian Fletcher (CPA Advisory Board Member) authored this important piece describing the economic basis of successful industrial policy. A book will be coming soon.  Industrial policy is back on the national agenda.  From Marco Rubio on the right to Elizabeth Warren on the left, a bipartisan consensus…

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Over 1,300 Chinese Medical Suppliers to U.S.—Including Mask Providers—Use Bogus Registration Data

Editor’s note: Chinese companies’ fraud is not just in the stock market, it is in the FDA approval database.  WSJ analysis shows gaps in FDA coronavirus-response program; false address, nonworking number [Austen Hufford, Mark Maremont and Liza Lin | June 12, 2020 | WSJ] More than 1,300 Chinese medical-device companies that registered to sell protective…

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CPA Supports Administration Effort to End China’s Violation of Investor Protection Laws

Committee established to investigate fraudulently listed stocks Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) appreciates President Trump’s recent executive order establishing a Presidential Working Group to stop Chinese companies from flouting U.S. securities laws. CPA has actively protested the preferential treatment given to publicly traded Chinese companies that are allowed to hide financial information…

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