How could federal dollars transform American manufacturing?
Feb 20, 2023

How could federal dollars transform American manufacturing?

The American manufacturing sector is set to receive a huge deluge of funding in the coming years, thanks in large part to two major laws: the CHIPS Act and the Inflation Reduction Act. We spoke with Charlotte Howard, Executive Editor and New York Bureau Chief at The Economist, about what the laws could portend for the sector. President Biden is in Ukraine for a surprise visit, where he met with his counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky and announced new military aid. And, a view from Moldova, where Pro-Russian protests are causing instability for the country's Western-aligned government. 

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A U.S. manufacturing boost is causing anxiety abroad

Feb 20, 2023
The Biden administration's reshoring efforts, aimed largely at cutting dependence on China, dismays allies who seek U.S. investment.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. The EU and other American allies have expressed unease over the scope of U.S. government funding of domestic industries such as semiconductors and low-carbon energy equipment.
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The team

Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Jarrett Dang Digital Producer (gone fishing)
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nick Esposito Media Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Olie D'Albertanson Producer, BBC