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  • Fighting eases in eastern Ukraine but economic collapse now looms

    Fighting has eased between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russia separatists in recent days as both sides have begun to withdraw heavy weapons but the greater danger now confronting Ukrainians is collapse of their debt-strangled economy. The...
  • America's beer drinkers deserve tax reform

    Beer is America's drink of choice and for many good reasons. Today we have more diversity in brands and styles than at any point in recent history, meaning there is literally a beer for every person and almost every occasion. Premium American light...
  • America's beer drinkers deserve FAIR tax reform

    America's beer drinkers deserve FAIR tax reform
    Beer is America's drink of choice, and for many good reasons. Today we have more diversity in brands and styles than at any point in recent history, meaning there is literally a beer for every person and almost every occasion. Equally important, when...
  • Robert B. Reich: How trade deals boost the rich and bust the rest

    Robert B. Reich: How trade deals boost the rich and bust the rest
    Suppose that by enacting a particular law we'd increase the U.S. gross domestic product. But almost all of that growth would go to the richest 1 percent. ( The rest of us could buy some products cheaper than before. But those gains would be offset by...
  • How trade deals boost the rich and bust the rest

    How trade deals boost the rich and bust the rest
    Suppose that by enacting a particular law we'd increase the U.S. gross domestic product. But almost all of that growth would go to the richest 1 percent.  The rest of us could buy some products cheaper than before. But those gains would be offset by...
  • Rick Daugherty: Proposed Trans-Pacific trade agreement bad deal for U.S. workers

    Rick Daugherty: Proposed Trans-Pacific trade agreement bad deal for U.S. workers
    President Obama at the State of the Union address briefly touched on trade. Yet what he advocated might have a greater implication on our lives than anything else that was mentioned. He said that "past trade deals haven't always lived up to the hype."...
  • Guy Harvey launches spiced rum brand

    Guy Harvey launches spiced rum brand
    Marine wildlife artist, scientist and conservationist Guy Harvey is diving into the rum business. The renowned artist has launched Guy Harvey Spiced Rum, a Caribbean-distilled rum that will sell for about $15 per 750ml bottle. Drinkers of the amber...
  • IMF upgrades U.S. growth projections but downgrades global outlook

    IMF upgrades U.S. growth projections but downgrades global outlook
    The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday upgraded its economic growth forecast for the U.S. based on stronger demand fueled by lower oil prices, but the organization downgraded its global outlook because of continued fallout from the 2008 financial...
  • Invasive beetle found in rhubarb at Chicago port

    Invasive beetle found in rhubarb at Chicago port
    Agriculture specialists at the Port of Chicago intercepted an invasive beetle while inspecting a shipment of rhubarb stems from the Netherlands, federal officials said. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Tuesday that Customs and Border Protection...
  • Shrinking foreign oil bill sends U.S. trade deficit lower

    The U.S. trade deficit fell in November to the lowest level in almost a year, thanks to the country's swiftly slackening thirst for foreign oil. The deficit — imports exceeding exports — narrowed to $39 billion during the month, down 7.7%...
  • Who picked your tomatoes? Look closely at the global supply chain

    Who picked your tomatoes? Look closely at the global supply chain
    Produce imported from Mexico is safe and attractive for a reason: U.S. laws dictate the cleanliness of farms, while supermarket produce managers demand an unblemished product. So no need to worry about the condition of your tomatoes. They're perfect. It's...