There has been an unfortunate tendency in this year’s US presidential campaign to make trade policy an “us against them” story. It is true that the US government does not do enough to compensate those who lose from trade, or to help individuals and industries adjust to the changes that more open markets bring. But rhetoric pitting poor people in the United States against even poorer people elsewhere helps neither.
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March 29, 2016
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The Indian government has sent a clear message with its latest budget: it is now up to the states to take leadership on health and invest more from their own coffers.