During the 70 years of her monarchy, Queen Elizabeth witnessed technological change that ranged from washing machines to cell phones.
Much more than a source of clean clothing, the washing machine is an example of household technology that impacts women and the economy.
The U.S. tariffs that target South Korean washing machine imports have created new incentives on the supply and demand sides of the market.
I suspect that my new LG washing machine was more expensive than it should have been. Made by a South Korean firm, this washing machine (and others like it) was the target of a complaint that Whirlpool filed with the US Department…