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Climate Change Will Add to Unemployment in Auto Industry

By admin / October 9, 2019

The internet reshaped the retail consumer world by eliminating many small stores and forcing big stores to close locations as online shopping exploded. Many small book stores and camera stores were particularly vulnerable. Now climate change is having a similar impact. The strike with the United Auto Workers’ (UAW) and General Motors is not so […]

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Will Shipping Turn in 2020?

By admin / June 28, 2019

COMMENT: HI MA, Well, I know you’ve written about Germany many times as the next big country in Euro to hit the skids…I kept with Italy for a long period BUT now it is neck and neck… What changed my mind?   Independent of your writings…. It is shipping…there are a significant amount of German banks in […]

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Germany’s New Green Deal Has Failed – Energiewende

By admin / June 12, 2019

On March 11, 2011, when an earthquake-triggered tsunami damaged the nuclear power plant in Fukushima, Japan, Chancellor Merkel and her cabinet held that nuclear power in Germany had to come to an end. It was a historic event and a historic decision (see Der Spiegel). The new green deal of Merkel quickly became bogged down […]

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Trump’s National Security Claims for Autos

By admin / May 21, 2019

Toyota has criticized President Donald Trump’s decision to declare some auto sector imports a national security threat. They say it sends a message that Japan’s largest carmaker isn’t welcome in the United States. Trump has used the threat of “national security” as the excuse for a trade war. His policies on trade are very old […]