US to ask for public comment on reinstating tariff exclusions on Chinese goods


CITY OF WASHINGTON (October 5, 2021)---The administration of President Joe Biden will seek out public comment on whether to reinstate any of the Trump-era exclusions to tariffs on Chinese goods that had expired at the end of last year and the beginning of 2021, it announced on Tuesday. The step suggests…

2 European Parliament Called For Facebook Whistleblower Allegations Investigation


Euro News (October 5, 2021)--Two members of the European parliament have called for an investigation into allegations by a whistleblower that Facebook prioritized profits above the public good. Whistleblower Frances Haugen, who left Facebook in May this year, leaked internal company research - including reports that reveal Instagram's impact on…

READOUT: Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen’s Call with European Commissioner for Economy Paolo Gentiloni


WASHINGTON -- Earlier today, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen spoke with European Commissioner for Economy Paolo Gentiloni. Secretary Yellen and Commissioner Gentiloni discussed advances in efforts to reshape the global tax system, which will ensure that profitable corporations pay their fair share and provide governments with the…

UK convenes top defense official to fix – or end – the Army’s Ajax vehicle program


LONDON (October 5, 2021) – A top Ministry of Defence official has been given charge of resetting or recommending termination of the troubled Ajax armored reconnaissance vehicle program destined for the British Army. David Marsh, the MoD’s director of project delivery, was named as the senior official responsible for one…