Trillion-Dollar Capital Flows Into the U.S. Are Driven By Tax Avoidance, Trading, and a Tiny Bit of Real Investment

Global capital flows are the driving force behind the rise of the dollar, which rose 3.9% in 2021. In the last ten years, the dollar is up 25.5%[1]. The US attracts capital for many reasons, including tax avoidance, speculative trading, and a relatively small amount of genuine investment. The deregulation of financial markets in the…

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Opinion | Import Shortages Make Case for a ‘Made in USA’ Resurgence

Michael Stumo \ January 3, 2022 \ The Washington Times In addition to the health crisis spawned by the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States is now experiencing significant shortages of consumer goods. These troubles extend across a wide range of products, including everything from bicycles and cars to prescription medicines. But the problems run even…

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Opinion | A “Made in America” Fix for U.S. Supply Chain Woes

Michael Stumo \ December 23, 2021 \ Inside Sources   Much has been made in the news lately regarding America’s shortage of consumer goods. Increased consumer demand in the wake of the COVID pandemic has led to global shortages of many industrial products. And with cargo ships backed up and waiting to enter America’s congested west coast ports, there’s…

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Covid Supply Chain Crunch: Asian-Made PPE Stuck at Ports, Supplies Late

Recent supply chain bottlenecks of hospital gear shows why continued dependence on Asia is bad for pandemic preparedness. The Make PPE in America Act in the infrastructure law should remedy this in the years ahead, if Congress doesn’t open the doors to duty-free PPE and undercut the law’s intent.

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CPA Applauds Passage of Bipartisan, Bicameral Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate for passing the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act, bipartisan legislation which will ensure that goods tainted with the forced labor of Uyghurs, and others, in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) — and elsewhere in…

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CPA on NDAA: Bill Includes Important Provisions and Missed Opportunities

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) praised certain provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which was passed by both houses of Congress and is expected to be signed into law by President Biden shortly. Those provisions included measures that will increase procurement of domestically manufactured goods and address the growing…

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CPA To BlackRock: Stop Helping Fund the CCP’s Genocide & Efforts to Undermine U.S. Economic & National Security

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today asked BlackRock CEO Larry Fink to stop aiding and abetting human rights abuses and national security risks associated by including Chinese companies in BlackRock’s iShares Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs). BlackRock, which is the world’s largest asset manager, surprisingly recommended earlier this year that investors triple their…

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