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Kyrgyzstan: A “free market” disaster

The convulsions in the central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan have a lot less to do with the yearning for democracy there than they do with the aftermath of the World Trade Organization's forced "liberalization" of its economy.

Krugman's attack on China

We must find the mix of policies that accommodates rising incomes for both Chinese and American workers - a trade war with China is no answer.

Banana wars and the fraud of “free” trade

The announcement in December of a deal to end the so called "Banana Wars" is not unqualified good news. Instead, it should instruct us as to the nature of so called "free" trade.

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