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Thursday, August 19, 2010

Obama Fights with Own Party Over Trade


“Eight months after he called for action on a string of stalled free-trade deals, President Obama is battling fierce opposition from his own party and concerns over a rising trade deficit in a rush to meet his own self-imposed November deadline for finishing a major accord with South Korea.” (Washington Times)

Not to quibble, but they aren’t really free-trade agreements.

FEE Timely Classic
“Why Managed Trade Is Not Free Trade” by Robert Batemarco