US must pioneer trade advances Baucus

Oct 04, 2007 | 02:27 PM |

Sen. Max Baucus (D., Mont.) laid out an ambitious congressional trade agenda this week, urging the United States to pursue additional bilateral deals despite new statistics showing a public deeply skeptical about the benefits of free trade.

Only 12 percent of Americans think that free trade creates jobs, according to a forthcoming paper by the Washington-based think tank Third Way. Moreover, nearly two-thirds of Americans believe that trade restrictions are necessary to protect domestic industries, and most believe that trade benefits big corporations over American families.....





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