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Foes of Free Trade Get a Foot in the Door

Bhagwati, Jagdish N.

The agreement on trade between the Bush administration and the Democrats in Congress, announced on May 10, takes the demand for the integration of labour standards in trade treaties up a notch. Yet the compromise to insert stronger protection of labour rights into US trade deals has dangerous implications for world trade.

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Published In
Financial Times
Pages
15 - 15
Academic Units
Economics
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