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Policy Brief 202
Center for the Study of American Business (CSAB), Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO 63130
The global economy is under assault by a strange alliance of radical groups and several mainstream environmental organizations. The outfits from the far left are long-term opponents of the capitalist system, both at home and abroad, so their opposition to trade between nations is neither new nor newsworthy. It is surprising, however, that organizations like the Sierra Club and Friends of the Earth have joined this effort to oppose the modern economy. This paper attempts to respond to these views. Isolationist policies are a foolhardy, futile pursuit in today's interconnected, globalized economy.
Globalization, Isolationism, International Trade, Policy
Economics | Public Policy
Weidenbaum, Murray L., "The Assault on the Global Economy", Policy Brief 202, 1999, doi:10.7936/K7M906T5.
Murray Weidenbaum Publications, http://openscholarship.wustl.edu/mlw_papers/155.