The voters clearly voted to do something about the bad trade deals, trade cheating and currency manipulation that are draining our jobs and economy. The big money likes things just […]
It turns out that Mitt Romney and Tom Reed (R, NY-23) have more in common than mere party affiliation. Both Romney and Reed are more interested in outsourcing American jobs […]
In a New York Times Economix blog post, David Barboza suggests that things are looking better in U.S.-China trade because America's exports to the People's Republic are increasing. Barboza cites a U.S.-China Business Council study that
China knows how to play us.
The Obama administration has filed a trade complaint against China for violations involving "extensive" government subsidies for autos and auto parts. From Reuters, at HuffPo: Barack Obama: China Auto Subsidies 'Directly Harm Working Men And Women',
We as a country have been running enormous trade deficits that enormously benefit our 1% at the expense of the rest of us.
Monday's final campaign debate focuses on foreign policy.
Every day President Obama reads and responds to letters from citizens. This illustrates his basic philosophy: people first. By contrast, for Mitt Romney, profit is the priority.
In tonight's foreign policy debate, Mitt Romney will say that the way to get jobs back from China is with more free trade and lower taxes. But China's Communist. It already has tougher trade restrictions and higher taxes than we do. How, exactly, will more tax cuts help us compete?
Ohio is the center of the Presidential election, and the center of the fight over manufacturing policy and trade policy.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has been all bluster and no action on China's cheating on trade, Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan said today, and the proof is in a bill that would address China's cheating that is currently languishing in the House despite broad, bipartisan support.
GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, son of an American Motors CEO, naturally says he loves American cars.
Let's look at some simple stats... U.S. manufacturing employment in January 2000: 17,292,000 U.S. manufacturing employment in January 2012: 11,860,000
At least one moderately good thing is coming out of the ideological sewer that is the House of Representatives these days: legislation that will require the executive branch to develop "a strategy to promote growth, sustainability, and competitiveness in the Nation's manufacturing sector."
The old dawg can still hunt. At the top of his game, gaining energy from the crowd, Bill Clinton, the “old country boy from Arkansas” tore it up last night in Charlotte. Political junkies, pundits of all stripes, and Democratic activists were agog, watching the maestro at work.
How's this for a radical, anti-American statement? The Republican Party's draft platform mocks American workers' pensions as useless artifacts which were "born in an old industrial era beyond the memory of most Americans."
It's interesting to see the U.S.
The game is to underprice your product until your competitors go out of business (like Solyndra & other solar companies). Then you own the market. This is about a lot more than just jobs. Our government is finally doing something about leveling the playing field!
It’s a damning report because it says America has endangered itself by allowing both its manufacturing sector and its infrastructure – like dams, roads and bridges -- to deteriorate.
Kudos to Matt Miller in the Washington Post for asking the $295 billion question-- WHO'S GOT THE GUTS TO FINALLY GET TOUGH ON CHINA?