Month: March 2021

Here’s how much more your shoes and sneakers could cost under new Trump tariffs

More than 170 shoe companies and retailers — including Nike and Foot Locker and Under Armour — warned President Trump his proposed China tariffs would be “catastrophic.”The Footwear Distributors of America estimate the new tariffs could cost U.S. consumers $7 billion a year.The typical “performance” running shoes may go from current $150 to $206.25 and…

By JohnValbyNation March 17, 2021 0

Ecuador’s highest court legalizes same-sex marriage

Ecuador’s highest court approved same-sex marriage Wednesday — a huge milestone for the LGBTQ community in the traditionally Catholic and conservative country. Judges on Quito’s constitutional court ruled five to four to give same-sex couples equal rights, following several lengthy lawsuits by same-sex couples and activists. The four dissenting judges argued that changes to the…

By JohnValbyNation March 16, 2021 0