Business Insider: “China Just Knocked Off The Range Rover Evoque And Jaguar Land Rover Is Not Happy”

[Benjamin Zhang | November 28, 2014 | Business Insider] Range Rover’s Evoque crossover SUV has been one of the company’s most popular offerings. Suffice to say, the people at Jaguar Land Rover (Range Rover’s parent company) were not happy when a Chinese car company unveiled a remarkably similar knock-off. Called the Landwind X7, the Evoque…

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Dave Johnson: Here’s What ’60 Minutes’ Should Have Reported About Infrastructure

“60 Minutes” ran a report Sunday, “Falling apart: America’s neglected infrastructure,” describing the seriousness and damage to the economy caused by our country’s crumbling infrastructure. [Reposted from the Campaign for America’s Future blog |  Dave Johnson  |  November 25, 2014] Here are a few choice quotes, but really you should click through and watch the…

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U.S. Trade Deficit in Manufactures Up 9% in the Third Quarter, Chinese Surplus Soars 23%

   The following is a summary of a new report written by Ernest Preeg and released by the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI). Highlights:                 –The U.S. trade deficit in manufactures rose $13 billion in the third quarter from 2013, and is headed toward a $50 billion increase for the year, which equates…

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The Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: European Disintegration, Unemployment and Instability

The following is a synopsis of a study on the TTIP.  Click here to access the complete study. According to its proponents, the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership will stimulate growth in Europe and in the US. Projections endorsed by the European Commission point to positive, although negligible, gains in terms of GDP and personal…

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Controlling the internet China style

While hosting the World Internet Conference, China tries Tiananmen activist for leaking ‘state secrets’ to US website. [by Kevin Holden | November 20, 2014 | Al Jazeera] Beijing, China – Two visions of China’s campaign to strengthen its influence over the global future of the World Wide Web are being staged in two Chinese cities…

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