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What the Presidential Candidates Get Wrong About Free Trade

Alan Wolff | 04/14/2016

This article originally appeared on  on April 14, 2016. It’s not a time to embark upon a new era of turning inward. Every presidential candidate now recognizes a new political…

What Obama’s Trade Agenda Means for the Rest of the World

Alan Wolff | 07/20/2015

The Trans Pacific Partnership has the potential of restoring positive mome...

Did the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Cause the Great Depression?

Bill Krist | 06/16/2014

Eighty four years ago on this day President Hoover signed the now-infamous Smoot-H...

Workers and the World Economy

Ethan B. Kapstein | Foreign Affairs | 05/01/1996

The global economy is leaving millions of disaffected workers in its train. Inequal...

United States of Europe

Winston Churchill | 09/19/1946

September 19, 1946 – University of Zurich I wish to speak about the tragedy of Europe, this noble con...


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