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July 8, 2021

Chip In: Semiconductors, the Economy and National Security (Audio: Podcast)

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.

January 7, 2021

Biden Should Retain These Trump Policies to Keep American Great in 2021 (Audio: Podcast)

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.


January 16, 2020

Looking at a More Balanced Assessment of the U.S.- China Trade Deal (Audio: Interview)

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. 

December 16, 2019

Indications the Trump Impeachment is Political Grandstanding Part 2 (Audio: Interview)

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.

June 17, 2019

Tariffs and Middle East Tensions (Audio: Interview)

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. 

June 14, 2019

Why There's No Panic at the Pump Amid Mideast Tensions (Audio: Interview)

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. 

June 3, 2019

Trump's Mexican Tariffs (Audio: Interview)

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.

May 14, 2019

Dealing with China and the Coming Entitlements Cliff (Audio: Interview)

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.”

January 25, 2019

U.S. Energy Boom is Helping Defund Russia (and Its Mischief) (Audio: Interview)

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.

January 15, 2019

Potential China Trade Deal, Democrats’ Freebie Wish-List (Audio: Interview)

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.


Total Records: 65