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a. List three reasons why - despite economists strongly supporting FT - FT continues to be
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1. What are some examples of a backlash against trade and why do workers feel that they
dont gain from globalization?
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Author: JamesMcBride, Online Writer/Editor, Economics
Updated: April 10, 2015
The post-World War II era has seen the dramatic growth of international trade and the creation of a
global trading frame
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THE NEW YORK TIMES, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1992
Although Trade Is T rickier,
More Is Be'tter Is Still True
By Persia PASSEL
The end of the trade spat with
Europe, if France can be persuaded
to go along