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Ethanol subsidies could be worsening food scarcity for the poor

By | 10.25.11 | 1:54 pm | More from The Iowa Independent

Pumping that golden elixir — corn-ethanol — into the gas tank can do a world of good, or so goes the argument.

Outdated Tariff Systems Means the Poor Pay More

By | 06.02.10 | 6:00 am

The Commerce Department tweaked China recently when it slapped a 99 percent tariff on Chinese-made oil field pipes entering the U.S. The move was but the latest volley in a long-running skirmish over a wide variety of imports. To the extent that most people think of tariffs at More…