The pandemic-induced global shortage of semiconductors has revealed just how dependent our economy and our lives are on these silicone chips. But as IPI Research Fellow Bartlett Cleland explains, it also underscores how vulnerable our national security is to these mostly foreign-manufactured chips.
Biden should retain the Trump administration’s successes in tax reform, Mid-East policy, and pressuring China if it wants to build on those successes and keep America great again in 2021.
In an interview with WAVA's Don Kroah in Washington DC, IPI's Dr. Merrill Matthews notes that although one of the president's top trade advisors sees nothing but positives from imposing tariffs, a more balanced view sees some positives, but many negatives.
In this second part of an interview with radio host Mike Siegel on WBEN (Buffalo, NY), IPI's Dr. Merrill Matthews continues his discussion on the reasons we know the Trump impeachment is political grandstanding. Further, he and the host discuss intellectual property and trade policies with China and Mexico.
On WBOB's Ed Dean Show, IPI's Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses the stability of oil prices despite Iranian provocations in the Mideast, and how tariffs are taxes and drive up the cost of goods.
Dr. Merrill Matthews joins Brian Estridge and Hal Jay on Dallas-Fort Worth's WBAP Morning News to discuss the Gulf of Oman tanker attacks and how the Mideast unrest is having little to no impact on the world's energy markets.
Guest hosting 660 AM – The Answer’s Mark Davis Show, IPI board member Wade Emmert interviews IPI president Tom Giovanetti on President Trump’s threats to levy tariffs on Mexican imports over the state of the border.
In an interview with WBOB’s Ed Dean, IPI resident scholar Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses the new U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods as well as his new book, “On the Edge: America Faces the Entitlements Cliff.”
In an interview with WAVA’s Don Kroah, IPI’s Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses Russia’s efforts to use energy as a foreign policy weapon, and how it's now being undermined by the U.S. oil and gas boom.
In an interview with Mike Siegel, IPI’s Merrill Matthews discusses the Chinese trade war, its impact on the U.S. economy, and what may finally be spurring President Trump to cut a deal and bring it to resolution. And as Democrats voice their priorities in a new legislative session, Matthews addresses the raising the federal minimum wage, Medicare-for-all, and free college tuition.