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California kicks its climate change fight into overdrive while Trump looks the other way

By Anne workforce / August 31, 2018

REUTERS/Gerardo Garcia California is kicking its climate change fight into overdrive by passing a bill requiring 100% of its energy to come from carbon-free sources by 2045. The move represents the latest in the state’s ideological differences with President Donald Trump regarding environmental regulation. While Trump campaigned that he would reinvigorate the nation’s coal industry, […]

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Trump’s trade war is getting serious — here’s why it started, what it means for the US economy, and how it could hit you

By Anne workforce / July 23, 2018

Evan Vucci/AP Photo; Steffi Loos/Getty; Lintao Zhang/Getty; Jochen Zick/Getty; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider President Donald Trump has been on a nearly six-month long tariff spree, kicking off trade wars with several countries. Trump has placed tariffs on everything from steel to chicken incubators. Trading partners including China, Canada, the European Union, and Mexico have hit the […]

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See all the products that will cost you more because of Trump’s trade war

By Anne workforce / June 29, 2018

AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis Trump’s import taxes are meant to help US manufacturers by making foreign products more expensive, but this will hurt likely American consumers.  A new wave of tariffs targeting hundreds of Chinese industrial goods is set to take effect on July 6th. According to Labor Department estimates, the average cost of washing machines shot up by […]

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