It’s only one vessel, but the U.S. domestic shipping cartel, protected by the awful Jones Act, is screaming about it.
The island is begging the Biden administration to allow foreign ships to bring fuel to help restore power. But entrenched maritime interests balk at competition.
Between the books and the new TV series, we see two different visions of freedom.
The senator from Florida calls for tariffs on imported fruits and vegetables.
Only time will tell if Truss reverses the big spending style of her predecessor.
Tariffs are a regressive tax that have driven inflation higher and harm poorer families the most.
In 2017, a bizarre amendment to an international treaty threw American guitar makers into a panic.
Tariffs were supposed to make American chemical products more competitive. They made Chinese products more competitive instead.
The FDA should not stand in the way of parents doing what’s best for their children.
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.
The agency is now taking small steps to allow foreign formula manufacturers to import their goods into the U.S.
America's Founders Raged Against Qualified Immunity, Trade Restrictions, and Anti-Immigrant Policies
Hey, we're still mad about those things today!
The Ocean Shipping Reform Act fulfills the political need to do something but probably won’t help.
Removing tariffs could save American households $800 this year. What is the White House waiting for?
Biden should stop layering new, contradictory orders into the market and simply get government out of the way.
Tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump and kept in place by President Joe Biden are costing consumers $51 billion annually.
This crisis is the result of protectionism, regulation, and central planning.
Governments can't plan economies, but can disrupt them.
Biden's top trade adviser says tariffs must be "strategic," but what strategic value do tariffs on South Korean steel serve?
There is seldom any meaningful accountability for government incompetence.
Markets work if you let them. The Biden administration and Congress should remove supply restraints on baby formula that never made any sense in the first place.
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"The knot in getting that product into the U.S. isn't safety, it's a regulatory issue," says Peter Pitts.
If you put infants in federal custody, you're obliged to feed them.
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Trade restrictions and over-zealous FDA regulation are a big part of the problem, but there's more.
Why do we have tariffs on imported formula in the middle of a shortage?
The libertarianish Colorado Democrat is devolving decision-making to parents and trying to lower the income tax to zero.
Protectionist policies stymie trade and make Americans poorer.
How a Tiny Solar Company in California Might Convince Biden To Sabotage America's Whole Solar Industry
Tariffs requested by an "artisanal solar boutique" based in San Jose might jeopardize 45,000 jobs and halve America's future solar panel deployments.
‘Peace through commerce’ didn’t prevent war in Ukraine, but that doesn’t mean the theory is invalid.
The bank's new domestic financing program is a poorly defined, unnecessary exercise that will throw taxpayer money at projects the private capital markets have deemed too risky.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Ends His Onerous Truck Inspection Order Impeding International Commerce on the Mexican Border
The inspections caused great economic harm, and may also have violated the Dormant Foreign Commerce Clause of the Constitution.
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The sanctions that punish Russia are shattering the global economy.
Countries insulating themselves against future sanctions may block trade that lifted billions from misery.
Biden says reducing prices is his "top priority" but his economic agenda suggests the opposite.