Trade Off: Stories of Globalization and Backlash
The idea of more open, global trade has been sold as necessary for economic success. Yet today we hear calls to "build a wall" and to break up trading partnerships. Our series Trade Off looks at key moments when trade barriers have been built up or torn down and at globalization's winners and losers.
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Who are the winners and losers of globalization?
Part of our ongoing series "Trade Off."
From Hamilton to Trump, the U.S. has a long history of America-first policies
Alexander Hamilton was one of the country's original protectionists.
If protectionism were a song it'd sound like this
A searing campaign song from 1896 sounds surprisingly modern.
What went wrong with globalization?
Opening up borders created economic winners, but the losers were hit disproportionately hard.