30 Issues: Does Free Trade Outsource Jobs?
Thursday, September 20, 2012
30 Issues in 30 Days is our election year series on the important issues facing the country this election year. Today: The impact of free trade on domestic employment. Visit the 30 Issue home page for all the conversations.
Open Prep: Questions, Articles, and Links to Get You Started
- Are both parties outsourcing our future?
- How are U.S. relationships with current trade partners?
What are your key questions on this topic? Post them below and get the conversation going!
- Will Marshall, president and founder of the Progressive Policy Institute
- Alan Tonelson, research fellow at the U.S. Business and Industry Council and author of The Race To The Bottom: Why A Worldwide Worker Surplus And Uncontrolled Free Trade Are Sinking American Living Standards
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