Minnesota lawmakers and other advocates for a more open relationship with the island say the Trump administration’s approach moves Cuba policy backwards.
Minnesota is the third largest producer of soybeans in the country after Illinois and Iowa.
In 2017, we in America consumed $600 billion more stuff than we sent to the rest of the world for it to consume. In this sense, the trade deficit is a good thing. It is not “lost money” but gained consumption.
Indigenous people have used the eight-and-a-half-mile pathway that connects the Pigeon River with Lake Superior since at least the beginning of the first millennium CE.
Trade policy will always create winners and losers. The key is to mitigate the harms to the losers.
A lot depends on how other nations react to the new taxes.
Advocates for tariffs need to answer two important questions.
The president could plausibly earn bipartisan support on Capitol Hill for his trade agenda.
The pact is caught between an election-wary Congress and two presidential candidates who’ve come out against it.
CBS News reported in 2012 that patent litigation related to trolling has cost investors half a trillion dollars since 1990. Since then the problem has only grown.
The bill now heads to the Senate, where members of both parties have expressed skepticism about its ability to pass without some kind of worker benefits guarantee.
The TPP repeats the harmful practices of past deals. It contains specific threats to working people. I will continue to vote against Trade Promotion Authority until the TPP is fixed.
The House voted down a key part of a bill needed to pave way for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, but it may take another vote later this week.
Despite vocal opposition from congressional Democrats, TPP remains a real possibility. Here’s who’s likely to come out on top in Minnesota in the new trade order.
The House is set to vote soon on Trade Promotion Authority, seen by the administration as a critical step to securing the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a major free-trade accord.
Vladimir Putin suggests that politically divided Ukraine could pursue both Eastern and Western integration approaches during an annual address.
The tastes of immigrant communities represent new economic opportunities for Minnesota.
The great thing about the story out of Europe is that increasingly we have no reason to worry about it at all.
As sanctions lift, impoverished nation likely to resume stitching American brands.
Alistair Burt, the United Kingdom’s parliamentary under secretary of state at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, speaks today in Minneapolis at the Minnesota International Center lunch forum about U.K. trade and investment partnerships with Minnesota.