Originally published 09/20/2017
Douglas A. Irwin
Immigration and rapid industrialization—not tariffs—made the 19th-century economy great.
Originally published 07/03/2017
Trump, tapping into long-standing Republican fears of free trade, is knowingly returning the GOP to its paranoid protectionist roots — a move against globalization that is also building up populist momentum in Britain and France.
Originally published 08/18/2016
How the 1888 elections decided the protectionist course of U.S. economic expansion for decades to come.
Originally published 02/17/2016
Reagan's free trade policy is the exception in Republican Party history.
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