The China – U.S. trade war and you

For the uninitiated, a tariff is just a protectionist tax. Leaders of countries like the United States, seemingly disturbed by the disparity in the amount of goods bought vs good sold from places like China, impose tariffs as a way of discouraging importers from buying, say, Chinese instead of American.

The advent of Mexican cannabis

In July, the people of Mexico elected Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to the presidency. Known to supporters and detractors alike as Amlo, Mexico’s president campaigned on fighting corruption and promises of ending the country’s longstanding war on its drug cartels, which has left hundreds of thousands dead.