Ana Swanson

reporter covering trade and international economics for the New York Times

Ana Swanson on KCRW

President Biden announced today that the Port of Los Angeles is going to operate around-the-clock to try to ease some of the supply chain issues.

Biden wants Port of LA to work 24/7 to relieve supply chain congestion, as holidays approach

President Biden announced today that the Port of Los Angeles is going to operate around-the-clock to try to ease some of the supply chain issues.

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President Trump doubled down on his threats to close the US-Mexico border on Tuesday, no matter the impact on the economy. Mexico is a huge trading partner with the U.S.

The possible economic effects of closing the US-Mexico border

President Trump doubled down on his threats to close the US-Mexico border on Tuesday, no matter the impact on the economy. Mexico is a huge trading partner with the U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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