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JULY 7, 2016

Trade and the 2016 Presidential Race (Podcast)


What’s the truth about trade and trade deficits, and what happens when governments cut off your ability to freely trade with people from other countries? IPI experts discuss in this installment of the Policy Wonks podcast

OCTOBER 16, 2015

The Quickest Way to Lower the Trade Deficit (Audio: Interview)


In this interview with WAVA’s Don Kroah, IPI’s Merrill Matthews applauds the US House of Representatives for approving to lift the ban on crude oil exports, saying it’s the best way to not just lower the trade deficit but also to counter Iran. 

AUGUST 23, 2015

Oreos Moves To Mexico; Should We Boycott? (Audio: Interview)


Americans should be troubled when a company decides to invest overseas rather than domestically. The US should do a better job on free trade and competing internationally.  

AUGUST 21, 2015

Oreos And U.S. Global Competitiveness (Audio: Interview)


Tom Giovanetti joins KMED’s Bill Meyer on Oreo’s move to Mexico from Chicago, pointing out how onerous taxes, regulations and labor costs make the U.S. a prohibitively expensive place to invest for businesses.

JUNE 26, 2015

Hope for Jeb Bush? (Audio: Interview)


He may be the best of the Bushes and even win the Republican presidential nomination, but Jeb Bush doesn’t excite the conservative base like other candidates. Plus, Matthews explains why fast-track trade authority is a good thing and will allow Congress to give an up or down vote on trade partnerships. 

MARCH 17, 2015

SoundByte: Fast Track Trade Authority - Good Policy, Bad Politics for Democrats


Every president wants fast track authority for trade agreements. Unless they’re a Democrat on the campaign trail, says Dr. Merrill Matthews. 

JANUARY 21, 2015

SOTU Highlight: Trade and the TPP (Audio: Interview)


One issue stood out in the SOTU that Republicans can likely work on with Obama: trade and Trans Pacific Partnership. In the following interview with KMED’s Bill Meyer, Merrill Matthews discusses the benefits of fast tracking the TPP.

SEPTEMBER 26, 2014

Keys to U.S. Energy Independence (Podcast)


This week's podcast clarifies common misunderstandings and identifies key steps for the U.S. to take toward energy independence.

JUNE 20, 2014

Ukraine, Iraq Argue for Exporting US Natural Gas, Crude Oil (Audio: Interview)


Russia's decision to restrict Ukraine’s natural gas supplies, plus the new crisis in Iraq highlight the problems with the 40-year federal export ban on nearly all U.S.-produced crude oil and natural gas. 

JUNE 19, 2014

What's The Solution to Energy Security at Home?


IPI's Merrill Matthews joins Janet Mefferd to discuss permitting crude oil and natural gas exports for the U.S. 

 

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