Business & Economy

Bad trade winds

Economy | Bush steel tariffs threaten to ignite a trade battle with Europeans
by Timothy Lamer
Posted 5/11/02, 12:00 am

When President Bush imposed tariffs on imported steel in March, political pundits suggested he was trying to light a fire under GOP campaigns in steel-producing swing states like Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia ("QuickTakes," WORLD, April 6). But the move is threatening to boil over into a trade war that could threaten the emerging economic recovery.

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Publishing, perishing

Economy | Both Christian and secular publishers are giving in to the same economic pressures
by F. W. Baue
Posted 7/04/98, 12:00 am

"Of making many books there is no end," says the Good Book, "and much study wearies the body" (Ecclesiastes 12:12). It has always been this way: Writers write, readers read, books are made. Within that context, however, change is coming fast, for both secular and Christian publishers.

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