While most politicians go out of their way to avoid the term “trade war,” which harkens back to the days of the Depression and protectionist tariffs, the fact is the United States is currently engaged in just such a battle.
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Our leaders consistently pursue new “free trade” deals despite the fact that our previous deals have been abject failures.
It’s No Secret That President Obama’s “Free Trade” Agenda Is A Threat To The Economic Stability Of America
All we have to do is look to examples like NAFTA and KORUS to witness the devastation that “free trade” agreements have on an economy. They send jobs overseas, increase trade deficits and national debt, encourage off-shoring, and allow a flood of potentially harmful imports into our markets. More alarming is that “free trade” agreements take power away from the people, and give it to giant corporations who make billions off of these agreements.