The ebola epidemic in West Africa is not just a health care crisis. It has affected every corner of society in the countries most affected. Schools have been closed for months, infrastructure projects have been put on hold and GDP growth has slowed to a crawl. A discussion of the social and economic cost of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
President Bush last week officially requested that the International Trade Commission investigate foreign steel imports. This move and the President’s statements about the steel industry’s problems strike some observers as inconsistent with his professed free-trade stance. A panel talks about how the American steel industry is changing, and the role the U.S. government plays in its management.
- Bill Kleinfelter United Steel Workers of America
- Jon Jenson Consuming Industry Trade Action Coalition
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