Contributors provide unique perspectives on critical trade issues. Author’s views are their own, and do not reflect the views of WITA, its Board or its staff.


Timeless Wisdom During A Trade War

Stephen Lamar, Executive Vice Present, American Apparel & Footwear Association | 08/01/2018

How do global value chains fare during a trade war? Conventional wisdom suggests they are among the first casualties. Outdated views of trade state that jobs are created only by…

Tariffs Impact the Economy

Matthew Rooney | George W. Bush Presidential Center | 06/22/2018

Economic growth expert Matthew Rooney explains how tariffs impact the...

So Macron Won. Now What Should the EU Do?

Bill Krist and Brian Fedorow | 05/08/2017

You can hear the big sigh of relief from Brussels over Emmanuel Macron’s May...

Confessions of a Free-Trade Lobbyist

Bill Lane | 02/23/2017

Business leaders politely clap as the president puts exports at risk. Yet they know ‘Fortress America’...

Take a Patriotic Vacation to Johnstown, Pa.

Bill Lane | 01/12/2017

A true protectionist would tax travel: Visiting Aruba is just like importing leisure. The stron...


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