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November 24, 2013

Free trade deals should benefit all

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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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