Implications of Supply Chain Disruptions in Greece
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Implications of Supply Chain Disruptions in Greece

May, June, and July 2015 were rough months for businesses in Greece due to political unrest. The banking system has been facing collapse, causing myriad problems in manufacturing and distribution. Greek banks were closed between June 29 and July 20 to prevent money from flooding out of the country, but this also prevented businesses from…

Are “Agrobots” the Future of Farm Labor?
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Are “Agrobots” the Future of Farm Labor?

Even though the U.S. has a primarily service-based economy, agriculture is still an important industry. The U.S. cannot rely solely on agricultural imports, which is why there are still thousands of working farms in operation across the U.S. They produce everything from apples and oranges to alfalfa and sprouts. New innovations in farming operations are…

Made in America: A Case Against the Trans-Pacific Partnership
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Made in America: A Case Against the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Most of the clothing, electronics, and agricultural goods you buy are not made in the U.S. They are imported from developing countries, such as China. The Obama administration is pushing for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to create fair competition in the Asia-Pacific region. Their goal is to create an environment where “Made in America” goods…

China Speaks Out that Supply Exceeds Demand for Luxury Automakers
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China Speaks Out that Supply Exceeds Demand for Luxury Automakers

China’s economy has been booming for the past 15 years, but things are really slowing down. The auto industry is feeling the slowdown, too. New-vehicle sales in China are only half of what they were a year ago. Surprisingly, automakers are not slowing down production to match demand, and dealers in China are speaking out…