Read the article titled, “Americans Have No Idea What the Supply Chain Really Is” authored by Amanda Mull in The Atlantic (link below):

If you are the first student to post a response to this thread:  Discuss one issue presented in the article and discuss a way to mitigate the issue (avoided or lessen the impact).  Your answer must define the issue, discuss possible mitigation, and provide supporting external evidence and/or examples.  After completing this post, follow the “If you are not the first student to post a response to this thread” instructions two times for a total of three postings to this discussion board. 

If you are not the first student to post a response to this thread:  Choose one of your colleagues’ posts and either support or discount the mitigation suggested using new external supporting evidence. You may not recite evidence already presented in the discussion.  Next, discuss a different issue and discuss a way to mitigate the issue (avoided or lessen the impact). Your answer must define the issue, discuss possible mitigation, and provide supporting external evidence and/or examples. Repeat this step until you have a total of three postings to this discussion board. 

Cite all external evidence in your narrative and provide a list of references cited.  Discussion posts not supported with evidence or uncited evidence will receive lower grades.