Category Archives: trade

Congress nudges FCC back to its primary mission

Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve S.J. Res 34, a resolution that invalidates privacy rules enacted by the Federal Communications Commission last December. The rules imposed common carrier privacy restrictions on broadband providers. Opponents of the Commission’s … Continue reading

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On the lighter side: No, Beyonce’. Girls don’t run the world.

Bond holders, commodities traders, and currency traders run the world. Investment and central banks ensure that the aforementioned traders can extend their investments around the world. Government’s role is to protect them and ensure that they thrive because without them, … Continue reading

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Two sets of people. Those with capital and those without

Chrystia Freeland of Reuters lays out a description of how trade and technology are impacting the labor market in the U.S. Estimated job loss at 15-20% as a result of trade with technology hollowing out what used to be middle … Continue reading

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