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Shining a Light on Trade

Defenders of free trade need a better pitch amid growing skepticism of the global movement of goods.

As an idealistic graduate student, I was convinced that trade agreements were bad for everybody except large corporations. I went to school in British Columbia, Canada, determined to show how trade exploited farmers, fostered inequality and stifled progress. Then a funny thing happened: I proved myself wrong. Confronted with the evidence – much to my […]