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  • 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...
  • 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%...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Seafood fraud cases plummet as NOAA cuts investigators

    Seafood fraud cases plummet as NOAA cuts investigators
    In a sprawling warehouse five miles inland from the port of Newark, N.J., Special Agent Scott Doyle was dwarfed by the metal shipping container that had just arrived from Indonesia and was headed to Maryland. It held 14 tons of pasteurized crabmeat,...
  • New U.S. plan aims to stop seafood fraud and black market

    New U.S. plan aims to stop seafood fraud and black market
    Addressing growing concerns over seafood fraud, a presidential task force called Tuesday for expanded enforcement and a new program giving consumers more information about the origins of the imported fish, crab and other seafood they eat. The new...
  • Southland would quickly feel economic effects of a port shutdown

    Southland would quickly feel economic effects of a port shutdown
    Elbowing their way into malls this weekend for dolls, televisions and reindeer sweaters, shoppers probably will give little thought to how the future holiday presents got to retail shelves. For U.S. imported products, about 40% sail through Southern...