Biden just signed a law to lower shipping costs. Will it work?

The Ocean Shipping Reform Act allows for more enforcement of rising fees. But shippers say the law isn’t a “silver bullet.”

President Joe Biden signed the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 into law on Thursday, promising sweeping changes to the ocean shipping industry after more than two years of port congestion, delays and rising costs.

Biden just signed a law to lower shipping costs. Will it work?

Short-staffed and underfunded.

Afghanistan earthquake exposes disaster caused by decades of US occupation

by Jean Shaoul, WSWS, Jun 24 2022

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake in a remote area of Afghanistan has killed at least 1,000 people and injured at least 1,500. While the worst affected area is the mountainous Paktika province, deaths have also been reported in the eastern provinces of Khost and Nangarhar. Many more bodies are thought to be buried in mud as heavy rain hampers rescue efforts.

With the ever-expanding US war against Russia, the US is preparing to bring the type of devastation wrought upon Afghanistan and Iraq to Europe, at an even greater cost in lives and treasure.

Afghanistan earthquake exposes disaster caused by decades of US occupation

Inside Steve Bannon’s NZ news division

Inside Steve Bannon’s NZ news division

While the exact nature of the relationship between Himalaya New Zealand and Counterspin Media is unclear, a representative from the former was the first guest on the latter.

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I haven’t found any real connection to the protests, outside of possibly promoting them, on his podcast, and Counterspin Media covering NZ. Another note, watched this video and it was the counter-protesters blocking traffic in Vancouver, Canada. They were calling the convoy members white supremacists/KKK (no visible KKK signs, even). 🙄