More bad news from the Trump tariffs. MarketWatch reports: “President Donald Trump’s strategy to use import tariffs to protect and boost U.S. manufacturers backfired and led to job losses and higher prices, according to a Federal Reserve study released this week. “We find that the 2018 tariffs are associated with relative reductions in manufacturing employment and…

Boeing has an ugly history of union-busting in South Carolina, working feverishly to squash organizing activity by employees trying to earn a fair wage. But the company seems to have little problem with setting up a compensation package that could net a fired CEO as much as $60 million,. CNN Business reports: “Boeing’s ousted CEO…

The effectiveness of Trump’s steel tariffs has taken another blow with U.S. Steel’s latest layoffs announcement. The Hill reports: “U.S. Steel Corp. announced this week that it will close a mill near Detroit, laying off more than 1,500 workers as it tries to address financial losses. The news comes just months after U.S. Steel announced it would be laying off…

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has been accused of being the biggest obstacle to House-passed legislation, much of which is bipartisan. And a picture tweeted today by a Democratic senator shows just how bad the obstruction is. This is the pile of House-passed bills, 90% bipartisan, dead on Mitch McConnell’s desk in the Senate #LegislativeGraveyard…