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Thursday, July 1, 2010

Honey Makers Ask Protection from Chinese Competition


“Washington is buzzing over an unusual lobbying push by the U.S. honey industry, which is asking the federal government for help amid lower domestic honey production and a flood of cheap imports from China.” (Washington Post, Thursday)

As usual, industry interest masquerades as consumer protection.

FEE Timely Classic
“The Case Against Protectionism” by Lawrence W. Reed