A new report from the GAO highlights how America's system of sugar subsidies and tariffs costs consumers about $3.5 billion every year.
With a second term, the former president promised to end California's water shortage, clear homeless encampments, and conduct the biggest deportation operation in American history.
Removing high tariffs from foreign imports of baby formula would ease the supply shock of possible factory closures.
Deena Ghazarian, CEO of consumer electronic company Austere, says the federal government's tariff exclusion process was "arcane, nontransparent, and highly uncertain."
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Rather than posing a national security threat, the growth of China's E.V. industry is an opportunity for global innovation.
"There's nobody that says, wait, is this good for America? Is this good for the American consumer?"
Donald Trump's latest argument for protectionism is undermined by the realities of his own trade policies.
"It's not easy to make one of these rules, but it's a thousand times harder to get rid of one."
Instead, Donald Trump is proposing a 10-percent automatic tariff on all imports, a trade policy even worse than Biden's.
The "Tariff Man" promises to strike again.
Panic over China's rapid economic growth has fueled all manner of big-government proposals. They're looking even more foolish now.
The host of Why We Can't Have Nice Things explains how indefensible tariffs cause baby formula shortages, screw Hawaii residents, and increase traffic in the Northeast.
The U.S. tariff code is "quite regressive and somewhat misogynist" because the most powerful lobbyist in Washington is muscle memory.
A combination of "absurdly high" federal tariffs and excessive FDA regulations created the conditions for a crisis.
"Government in general does a lot of things that aren't necessary," says Jared Polis.
The Commerce Department and the International Trade Commission are considering a petition that would impose tariffs of up to 300 percent on tinplate steel.
China and the U.S. are locked in a mutually destructive economic conflict.
Many politicians offer a simplified view of the world—one in which government interventions are all benefits and no costs. That couldn't be further from the truth.
Economists Gene Epstein and David Friedman debated how best to persuade people to become libertarians at the Porcupine Freedom Festival.
The legislation—which was introduced in response to the derailment in East Palestine, Ohio—pushes pet projects and would worsen the status quo.
If the FTC wants to know why there's such a notable lack of competition within America's baby formula market, it ought to ask other parts of the federal bureaucracy.
Hawley might call them "tariffs on China," but that's obvious nonsense: Tariffs are paid by Americans.
The ideology champions the same tired policies that big government types predictably propose whenever they see something they don't like.
"If there is freedom, private property, rule of law, then Latin Americans thrive," says the social media star.
The House passed a resolution that will reimpose tariffs on solar panels from China, while the EPA sits on applications for carbon capture technology that may soon be mandatory.
Annual inflation fell to 5 percent in March, the lowest mark in two years.
Excessive government interference in the market hurts consumers and thwarts policy goals. It also gets in the way of the government itself.
Huh, what a wild coincidence.
It would result in shortages, decreases in productivity, and higher production costs affecting millions of American workers and nearly every consumer.
American companies and consumers "bore nearly the full cost of these tariffs because import prices increased at the same rate as the tariffs."
Joe Biden could take advantage of the expanded executive authority over trade that Donald Trump helped create.
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Unless Congress takes action, those tariffs will return on January 1. And the baby formula shortage hasn't yet passed.
Businesses are all in favor of competition, tax cuts, and deregulation only until they aren't—meaning only until subsidies might benefit them.
The senator from Florida calls for tariffs on imported fruits and vegetables.
Tariffs are a regressive tax that have driven inflation higher and harm poorer families the most.
If you believe that moving most of our chip production onshore is good for national security, you should labor for regulatory reforms rather than subsidies.
Tariffs were supposed to make American chemical products more competitive. They made Chinese products more competitive instead.
Any gains seen by the steel industry from tariffs have been overshadowed by the losses for downstream companies and higher prices for consumers.
Seafood prices have gone up by double digits as tariffs and inflation drive up costs for consumers
The U.S. International Trade Commission will hear from businesses harmed by tariffs at a hearing on Thursday.