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Episode 55: West Coast Port Shutdown Could Be Days Away: Devastating For The Economy

With no contract, will the ILWU walk off the job and strike? Will the PMA lock out the workers as they did in 2002? If the West Coast ports are shut down at a cost to the country of nearly $2 billion a day, which seems likely given the breakdown in contract negotiations, thousands of containers coming into the U.S. and thousands more head out stuff with our exports will sit idle at the docks. Will the president invoke the Taft-Hartley Act to force the sides back to work by declaring a national ...

Episode 32: Export Import Bank

The Export-Import Bank of the United States is the official export credit agency of the United States. Their mission is to ensure that U.S. companies — large and small — have access to the financing they need to turn export opportunities into sales. Linda Menghetti Dempsey, vice president of international economic affairs at the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) discussed the reauthorization of the Ex-Im Bank, and how small and mid-sized manufacturers can use the Ex-Im Bank to ...