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Journey To The End Of San Pedro Bay

Nowhere is the insanity of central economic planning so visibly stark raving mad as at the Port of Los Angeles / Port of Long Beach (POLA / POLB) shipping complex. The combined ports account for over one third of all U.S. imports. Continue reading

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Hanjin Marooning in San Pedro Bay

Expansions and contractions in global trade have played out over long secular trends for thousands of years.  The Silk Road, for example, was established by the Han Dynasty of China in 130 BC, and allowed for continuous trade between east … Continue reading

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Dock Worker Shakedown and You

The fog was especially thick one morning last week.  Visibility was greatly constrained.  The fog horns bellowed in the darkest hour before dawn while we stirred from our splendid slumber. Here in Long Beach, the frenetic movement at the mammoth … Continue reading

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