Donald Trump terminates preferential trade status for India under GSP

This post was originally published on this siteThe Generalized System of Preference is the largest and oldest US trade preference programme and is designed to promote economic development by allowing duty-free entry for thousands of products. President Trump terminated India’s designation as a beneficiary after determining that it has not assured the US that it … Read moreDonald Trump terminates preferential trade status for India under GSP

“SANCTUARY POLICIES KILL: The road to hell — paved by malevolent politicians.”

This post was originally published on this site Hi Gang: On May 30, 2019 FrontPage published my latest article: SANCTUARY POLICIES KILL: The road to hell — paved by malevolent politicians. Kindly forward this e-mail to your senators and congressional representatives and to as many folks as you can and then ask that those to … Read more“SANCTUARY POLICIES KILL: The road to hell — paved by malevolent politicians.”

Huawei ‘too close’ to Chinese government to be trusted: US

This post was originally published on this siteActing secretary of defence Patrick Shanahan’s comments came amid a wave of controversy over Huawei, which faces espionage allegations and a US ban. At a conference in Singapore, Shanahan said, “The integration of civilian businesses with the military is too close. China has national policies and laws where … Read moreHuawei ‘too close’ to Chinese government to be trusted: US

Dumping derrida

This post was originally published on this siteThe failure of the Left intelligentsia in Kerala in theoretically resisting the onslaught from far-Right forces during the Sabarimala agitation has been an eyeopener in many ways. “The Sabarimala incident projects not just the inorganic… Please follow and like us:

Two Indian-Americans summit Mount Everest in deadliest climbing season

This post was originally published on this siteNRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, May 31, 2019: Two Indian-American climbers made it safely to the summit of Mount Everest and back, in a climbing season that has seen 11 deaths. Rakesh ‘Rock’ Patel, MD, a resident of Ann Arbor, Michigan and Gurinder “Ricky” Singh, a businessman … Read moreTwo Indian-Americans summit Mount Everest in deadliest climbing season

A look at what Mexico has done to limit the tide of migrants

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-05-31 16:53:22 by MARÍA VERZA and MARK STEVENSON MEXICO CITY – President Donald Trump says he’s imposing tariffs on all goods from Mexico until the country stops the flow of undocumented migrants from Central America who cross its territory and enter the United States. Trump tweeted Friday … Read moreA look at what Mexico has done to limit the tide of migrants

A look at what Mexico has done to limit the tide of migrants

This post was originally published on this site MEXICO CITY – President Donald Trump says he’s imposing tariffs on all goods from Mexico until the country stops the flow of undocumented migrants from Central America who cross its territory and enter the United States. Trump tweeted Friday that Mexico “can easily fix this problem. Time … Read moreA look at what Mexico has done to limit the tide of migrants

Ban e-cigarettes, says govt’s research wing

This post was originally published on this siteIn a white paper, the Indian Council of Medical Research said the suggestion is made based on scientific data that shows Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) contain nicotine which is highly addictive and harmful for health. Use of ENDS also has documented adverse effects including DNA damage, carcinogenesis, … Read moreBan e-cigarettes, says govt’s research wing

Turkey and Mexico; Honey and Vinegar

This post was originally published on this site The old expression is, “You catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.” Once there was a huge flow of illegal aliens (largely from Syria) going through Turkey to Europe; as there is currently a huge flow of them from Central America traveling through Mexico to the … Read moreTurkey and Mexico; Honey and Vinegar

Ending the longest war: If US withdraws from Afghanistan, India will hope Pakistan doesn’t redirect strategic focus to Kashmir

This post was originally published on this siteAs the 2020 presidential election approaches, the challenge of ending America’s longest war has acquired new urgency. While the Taliban have stepped up their international diplomacy – with publicised events in Moscow to pressure the… Please follow and like us:

A Tariff Issue on Which Free and Fair Traders Can Agree

This post was originally published on this siteExcerpt: Peter Navarro, “Whether you’re a pure free trader or a fair, reciprocal and balanced trader like the president, if you live in a relatively low-tariff country like the U.S., you should oppose an international trading system that helps institutionalize nonreciprocal tariffs.” Flawed WTO rules allow other countries to charge … Read moreA Tariff Issue on Which Free and Fair Traders Can Agree

Joblessness at 45-year high? NSO puts a caveat

This post was originally published on this site​The leaked report had triggered a major controversy, with the opposition parties slamming the government for its failure to create jobs and withholding the jobs report. The government had said that the report was only a “draft” and not final. The report released on Friday by the National … Read moreJoblessness at 45-year high? NSO puts a caveat

Momentum Building to Stop China From Taking Over the U.S. Transit Market

This post was originally published on this siteEditors note: The Transit Infrastructure Vehicle Security Act should be passed into law. US taxpayer dollars should not fund China’s takeover of our rail industry. In 2011, then-Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa joined a delegation of Chinese leaders for the opening of BYD’s North American headquarters. The company … Read moreMomentum Building to Stop China From Taking Over the U.S. Transit Market

Williams-Sonoma CEO says the company saw tariff hikes coming, hired more US workers

This post was originally published on this siteExcerpt: “Alber said it’s beneficial to bring jobs back to the United States because “the cost from the freight coming from Asia offsets the costs of the labor,” as the company learned after opening its first Sutter Street Manufacturing unit in North Carolina.” Williams-Sonoma CEO Laura Alber said … Read moreWilliams-Sonoma CEO says the company saw tariff hikes coming, hired more US workers

Press Mention: Experts warn US dependence on China for medicine is national security threat

This post was originally published on this siteEditors note: CPA member Rosemary Gibson, author of “China Rx”, does a great job on Fox News explaining the national security implications of our reliance on China for medicines. Federal Drug Administration statistics show at least 80 percent of the active ingredients found in America’s pharmaceuticals come primarily … Read morePress Mention: Experts warn US dependence on China for medicine is national security threat

Axne on Proposed Mexico Tariffs

This post was originally published on this siteDes Moines, IA – Today, U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) released the following statement on President Trump’s proposed tariffs on Mexico beginning June 10th to curb unauthorized migrant crossings at the border: “I strongly encourage the President not to follow through on the threat to escalate tariffs with … Read moreAxne on Proposed Mexico Tariffs

US Universities And Retirees Are Funding The Technology Behind China’s Surveillance State

This post was originally published on this siteEditors note: China’s access to the US equity market, not just our consumer market, has become a very big issue. Millions of dollars from US university endowments, foundations, and retirement plans have helped fund two billion-dollar Chinese facial recognition startups: SenseTime and Megvii. The Chinese government is using … Read moreUS Universities And Retirees Are Funding The Technology Behind China’s Surveillance State

President Trump Announces New Tariffs on Mexico to Stem Illegal Immigration

This post was originally published on this site Fri, May 31st 2019 @ 11:44 am EDT President Trump announced on Thursday that the United States will impose a new tariff of 5% on all goods imported from Mexico. If illegal immigration through the southern U.S. border does not subside, the tariff will increase by 5% … Read morePresident Trump Announces New Tariffs on Mexico to Stem Illegal Immigration

If 27.7 percent, or 700,000 college graduates haven’t found a job, unemployment sure as hell isn’t less than 4%

There were 1.8 million people ages 20 to 29 who earned college degrees between January and October 2018. About 1.1 million of these recent degree recipients earned a bachelor’s degree, 352,000 earned an advanced degree, and 374,000 earned an associate degree. Among recent bachelor’s degree recipients, 72.3 percent were employed in October 2018.

https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2019/72-point-3-percent-of-2018-bachelors-degree-recipients-were-employed-in-october-2018.htm

 

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(What’s Left of) Our Economy: The New GDP Report Confirmed the Good News Trump Trade Story

This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. government’s second look at the gross domestic product (GDP) for the first quarter of the year, which came out yesterday, didn’t significantly change the message sent by last month’s initial read on the economic impact of President Trump’s tariff-centric trade policies so far – and that’s … Read more(What’s Left of) Our Economy: The New GDP Report Confirmed the Good News Trump Trade Story

U.S. Department Of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Aluminum Wire and Cable from China

This post was originally published on this siteU.S. Department Of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Aluminum Wire and Cable from China ASowah@doc.gov Fri, 05/31/2019 – 11:01 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 30, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the … Read moreU.S. Department Of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Aluminum Wire and Cable from China

Trade deal with China is impossible

This post was originally published on this siteExcerpt: “The accession agreement China signed when it joined the World Trade Organization in 2001 was supposed to deal with most of those practices, but President Xi Jinping has cultivated regulatory and business cultures that make an enforceable agreement virtually impossible.” President Trump has bipartisan support for his … Read moreTrade deal with China is impossible

Q4 GDP slowdown due to NBFC crisis: S C Garg

This post was originally published on this siteEconomic affairs secretary Subhash Chandra Garg on Friday said the slow down in India’s GDP in fourth quarter of the fiscal ended March 2019 was due to temporary factors, and it will pick up going forward. The growth rate of the economy has weakened mainly due to poor … Read moreQ4 GDP slowdown due to NBFC crisis: S C Garg

India’s forex reserves up by $1.99 billion to $419.99 billion

This post was originally published on this siteIndia’s forex reserves increased by $1.994 billion to $419.992 billion for the week ended May 24 on swelling up of the core currency assets, the Reserve Bank said on Friday. The overall reserves had declined by $2.05 billion to $417.99 billion in the previous reporting week. The reserves … Read moreIndia’s forex reserves up by $1.99 billion to $419.99 billion

Today in OpenGov: Failure to relate.

This post was originally published on this siteIn today’s edition, new information emerges about the motives behind the Trump administration’s Census citizenship question, governments are increasingly moving to block the Internet during emergencies, an unlikely pair appear to find common grown on revolving door reform, and more.   trumpland Image via Mother Jones. New documents show a … Read moreToday in OpenGov: Failure to relate.

An Important Book with a Flaw That Will Make It Harder for Today’s Restrictionists to Get a Fair Hearing

This post was originally published on this site Daniel Okrent would have done well to follow the lead of the late John Higham, whom he acknowledges as “the most eminent historian of immigration”, in addressing the many reasons for restriction. Mark Krikorian May 31, 2019 – 9:07am Jerry Kammer Please follow and like us:

Intent to Build: Do-Gooders Take Homelessness into Their Own Hands and Backyards

This post was originally published on this siteNot everyone is turning a blind eye to homelessness, housing price increases, and extreme poverty. In fact, some people are taking the expression “Yes in My Backyard” quite literally- by putting houses for homeless people in their backyards. This initiative … Continue reading → The post Intent to … Read moreIntent to Build: Do-Gooders Take Homelessness into Their Own Hands and Backyards