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Monte Pearson's Blog
In previous essays I discussed how our $500 billion plus trade deficit means the U.S. has three million fewer high paying manufacturing jobs each year. I also pointed out that both Democrats and Republicans have supported Free Trade policies since...Read More
Alan S. Blinder, a liberal economics professor at Princeton, wrote a major editorial about Free Trade for the Boston Globe on April 20, 2018. Titled "Why Economists like Free Trade but Politicians Don't," the article started from the odd assumption...Read More