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Protecting U.S. Producers from Competitively-Priced Steel

A Wall Street Journal headline writer likely sensed something amiss with calls by U.S. steel producers for more protectionism. The August 12, 2015 WSJ print edition article by John W. Miller was titled: “Steelmakers Lodge New Trade Gripe.” The online version, dated … Continue reading

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Chinese Firms Floating Steel and Aluminum to U.S. Ports

After learning witches are made of wood, peasants in Monty Python and the Holy Grail, are asked what, besides wood, floats. One peasants asks hopefully: “tiny rocks”? Well there are ways for rocks and other heavy cargo to float, and … Continue reading

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U.S. China Trade War: Raising Costs for U.S. Manufacturers

William Perry’s May 25, 2017 US China Trade War newsletter writes: We are representing auto parts companies, which have warned the US International Trade Commission (“ITC”) if they go affirmative and find injury in the case, in all probability the companies … Continue reading

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Firepit for a Friend: “Globalized” U.S. and China

Policy debaters have a U.S./China policy resolution and Texas UIL has a Spring Lincoln-Douglas topic: RESOLVED: In matters of international trade, globalization ought to be valued above protectionism.  Last week I purchased a fire pit for a friend. It was $125 … Continue reading

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The U.S./China Trade Debate and Populist Backlash

Economists Tyler Cowen & Noah Smith at Bloomberg are “Debating Free Trade and the Populist Backlash” (November 1, 2016 1:16 PM EDT). For NSDA (and NCFCA) debaters, the benefits, costs, and pushback on U.S./China trade is at the center of economic … Continue reading

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Who Cares About China Trade Policy? (Just debaters and special interests)

Who cares whether the United States federal government substantially increases its economic and/or diplomatic engagement with the People’s Republic of China? Well, NSDA policy debaters do, or will, as they research and debate proposed policy reforms. But most people are less … Continue reading

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Cross Examination

2017-2018: Federal Education Policy Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its funding and/or regulation of elementary and/or secondary education in the United States. Topic Resources: • K-12 Policy Reform August News • Federal Funding and Special Education Reform  The effort … Continue reading

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