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Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Globalism and its Discontents


Donald Trump yesterday made one aspect of his platform entirely unambiguous: He is against free trade. The full transcript of his speech is here. He draws a dichotomy between “globalism” and “Americanism,” and in his view, globalism — or free trade — is unAmerican.

This is how he understands recent American economic history: