Soon, two-thirds of the world's workers will be part of street economies, according to journalist Robert Neuwirth
Amazon has annoyed retailers in the US with a new price check app that allows shoppers to get a discount on items via the online store if they find them to be more expensive elsewhere.
Bitcoins aren't just an abstract financial instrument living somewhere in the digital ether anymore. They're now a physical currency capable of taking a ride in your pocket or scratching off your lottery tickets. The physical Bitcoins, called Ca
An angry China warned Washington on Tuesday that passage of a bill aimed at forcing Beijing to let its currency rise could lead to a trade war between the world's top two economies. China's central bank and the ministries of commerce and foreign a
Last week Federal agents raided two Gibson guitar factories in Tennessee because materials that were used by the guitar maker were allegedly breaking international laws. Court ruling informs guitar company that it should move production to Madagascar
Not many can tell by looking at a picture of a smiling President Obama that his Les Paul is made from Indian Rosewood, unless you know your Gibson guitars. Bruce Mitchell, General Counsel at Gibson Guitars, tells us whether or not your Gibson is at r
Codex has capitulated on the GM labeling issue after a battle spanning approximately 20 years, stating that it will allow countries to label GMOs and the WTO will not legally challenge them for it.
Ten years of trade talks have sharpened divisions, not smoothed them ...
Or maybe somebody looked in their crystal ball and saw the coming unrest and decided people need to buy their shotguns from SOMEWHERE.
Appearing on a conservative talk radio program, Gingrich praised the Clinton-era North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), taking the decidedly internationalist view that it was positive because it created jobs in Mexico.
Perot is famous for his statement during the 1992 presidential campaign that if NAFTA was enacted, it would not be a two way street, and would create a “giant sucking sound” of jobs going south to the cheap labor markets of Mexico.
libertytrade.net mission statement: Create an internet tool that will facilitate trade using physical and digital sound money currencies.
It appears that the South Korean Trade Agreement (SKTA) was stalled out while the interested party’s waited for S.510 to pass the Senate. In a public statement just this morning, regarding the SKTA, Obama claimed that this would benefit business and
“I’m pleased to hear the Obama Administration’s announcement that it has reached a deal on the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement. This is an important step forward to expand the reach of American exports, which will help create more American jobs.
China's quarantine bureau confirmed on Tuesday it had discovered traces of an unapproved genetically modified organism (GMO) in a U.S. corn cargo and had refused it entry into China. "A genetically-modified element which is not approved by the Agr
"We already know that trade increases productivity via shared knowledge, increasing returns, etc." are all empirical claims. My point is stronger: Trade tautologically increase productivity. And if a solipsist can see this, so should everyone.
Bah to Obama's "jobs bill", it's time to pull out of the free trade agreements and bring our jobs back!
A number of the world’s biggest banks have launched international roadshows promoting the use of the renminbi to corporate customers instead of the dollar for trade deals with China. HSBC, which recently moved its chief executive from London to Hong
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Two men in California conspired to ship Chinese wire clothes hangers to the United States, move them to Mexico where they were stamped "Made in Mexico," and then ship them back to the United States for sale at prices that undercut U.S. manufacturers.
Amid deep, election-year anger at China, a US lawmaker has introduced a bill aimed at stripping Beijing of a special trade status given to key partners and overhauling the two powers' commercial ties.
Then, guns drawn, four officers fanned out across Rawesome Foods in Venice. Skirting past the arugula and peering under crates of zucchini, they found the raid's target inside a walk-in refrigerator: unmarked jugs of raw milk.
Does that smart phone in your pocket contribute to rape and murder in the depths of Africa? Soon, you'll know: A new US law requires companies to certify whether their products contain minerals from rebel-controlled mines in Congo
All star point guard and two-time MVP, Steve Nash, seemingly distraught over Suns owner Robert Sarver's penny-pinching ways has demanded a trade to a contender or he is threatening to retire.
Headed to Israel? Better leave that brand new Apple iPad behind. The Israeli Communications Ministry directed the customs authority to confiscate all iPads coming into the country – effectively instituting a ban on Apple's newest device.
PATRIOTS UNITE FOR A PEACEFUL GLOBAL STRIKE WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A "PATRIOT?" 1. a person who loves, supports, and defends his or her country and its interests with devotion. 2. a person who regards himself or herself as
Usurper President Obama signed into law the Federal PACT Act on March 31st, 2010. The PACT act (S. 1147) makes tobacco products a non-mailable material. The change in classification was an end-run in the continued battle between New York State an
President Obama unveiled plans to double U.S. exports over the next five years in hopes of spurring job growth, an ambitious goal that may rekindle the battle over free-trade policy. The president acknowledged the formidable barriers to his goal: dou
When you love freedom and the free market you want to make it real for everyone around you. Karen Emery is doing that in Pennsylvania.
A ruling Wednesday by the U.S. International Trade Commission in favor of domestic steelmakers and against Chinese exporters of tubular steel points to a likely trend in 2010 — more trade action against the export powerhouse.