Debate Free Trade vs Fair Trade at The Economist

Debate Free Trade vs Fair Trade at The EconomistFair trade must be threatening someone’s bottom line. Starting today, The Economist is hosting an online debate. The proposition: “This house believes that making trade fairer is more important than making it freer.” Two economists, one for and one against present their positions. You can vote or comment after completing a free registration. Read my own comments below. “Free trade” is a rhetorical term that means whatever you want. Bearing…

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