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Schumer: I Think What Trump Is Doing on China ‘Is Right’

Sunday on New York AM 970 radio’s “The Cats Roundtable,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) praised President Donald Trump for announcing his intention to impose a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods on Friday. He added

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Unions Talk Port Strike Win–but Lose Jobs to Automation

As West Coast union dockworkers celebrate a tentative agreement for a five-year contract featuring even higher wages and benefits than the current $1,200-per-day, shipping companies intend to introduce new mega-container-ships and port handling equipment that will help automate away many union jobs.