November 24, 2013

Free trade deals should benefit all


Too often these days secrecy is employed to protect profits or political opportunism rather than to protect us all, at the price of cynicism. And, while I believe in free and balanced trade, I believe even more in our constitution, in spirited public debate and in treaties that benefit Main Street more than K and Easy Streets. Let’s fix this thing for us all, and our neighbors.

Colin Read chairs the finance and economics faculty at SUNY Plattsburgh and has published a dozen books on global finance and economics.

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