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McDonald's in Japan limits orders of fries due to U.S. labor dispute

TOKYO (AP) — Only small fries with that? McDonald’s in Japan is limiting the serving size of fries as stocks run short due to labor disruptions on the U.S. 369 more words

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U.S.-China Relations: Great for TV, but Greater for the U.S. Economy

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Frank Underwood doesn’t understand the purpose of the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT). 566 more words

Trade Policy

Why Is Yemen So Violent? Because It Is So Poor and Thirsty | The Nation

Why Is Yemen So Violent? Because It Is So Poor and Thirsty | The Nation.

This is yet another massive failure in the so-called “development” and “security” strategies dreamed up by the richest, most powerful nations, including the USA. 351 more words

Climate Change

Michael Den Tandt: Conservative election strategy is to hand over money, await gratitude

Here’s the message blaring from between the lines of the newly-introduced Price Transparency Act, which will draw bleats of outrage from libertarians and quite a few experts, but become the law of the land anyway: The Conservatives do not intend to quietly lie down and die, just because their government is getting old. 887 more words

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Den Tandt: Price-gap law is weak policy, good politics

Here’s the message blaring from between the lines of the newly introduced Price Transparency Act, which will draw bleats of outrage from libertarians and quite a few experts, but become the law of the land anyway: The Conservatives do not intend to quietly lie down and die, just because their government is getting old. 794 more words

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October Rise in Manufactured Exports Hints at What's Possible with a Change in Trade Policy

http://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/international/trade/tradnewsrelease.htm

Exports of U.S. manufactured goods rose by $3.5 billion in November to a record level of $115.4 billion.  Unfortunately, imports of manufactured goods offset much of that increase, rising $1.8 billion.  239 more words

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