President Donald Trump is driving the global conversation on trade toward protectionism: the imposition of tariffs on imported goods. That may seem like a good idea on the surface, but most economists beg to differ. They point out that protectionism turned the economic chaos of the 1930s into a disaster.
You may not be surprised to hear that simulated drowning as a torture was first documented during the Middle Ages. But did you know it was once a common technique in US law enforcement in the early 20th century?
The Pentagon has made it clear that its "Buy American" policy will be in effect for solar panels — which means Chinese-made solar panels are no longer acceptable for US military installation in the US and abroad.
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