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End of History (5) Chuck Grassley

| Mar 11, 2022

“International labor and environment rules are critically important. However, international trade shouldn’t be used as a pretext to force those rules upon other nations. Perhaps more important, trade sanctions should never be used as a tool of enforcing labor and environment standards. Trade itself creates the prosperity that leads to better working conditions and a better environment.”

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Wells King is the research director at American Compass.


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