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What Does ‘America First’ Mean For American Economic Interests?

The overwhelming majority of economists agree that prosperity requires countries to specialize in what they are good at producing, rather than trying to make and consume everything domestically. And the only way that specialization can work is if countries trade with one another and also allow a degree of capital and even labor mobility.

February 1, 2017
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FDR Still Speaks Across the Ages, Trumping Trump’s Brand

“I never forget that I live in a house owned by all the American people and that I have been given their trust.” The simple beauty of the words, spoken in Depression darkness, still shine bright, as they did in a fireside chat that millions of Americans heard on the radio.

May 27, 2016