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Good Jobs (1) Gene B. Sperling

| Mar 11, 2022

“In only two weeks, Congress will vote on what is probably the most important foreign policy and economic issue our country will face this year—and perhaps in recent years: whether to grant China permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR). Those who oppose the legislation don’t dispute its benefits for the American economy. Instead, they claim that PNTR will destabilize the well-being of some of our workers by throwing them to the vagaries of the global economy—or that PNTR will send the wrong signal to China about its poor human rights record. We certainly disagree.”

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Wells King is the research director at American Compass.

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