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Doomsters, Evil I’s, and Tunnel-Vision Economics
By T. Norman Van Cott
This article appeared in the Spring 2007 issue of The Independent Review


Abstract

Media and political entrepreneurs have had a field day peddling gloomy tales about eroding U.S. living standards caused by cheap imports and by immigrants forcing Americans to take lower-paying jobs. Imports and immigrants have become so demonized that “Evil I’s” is now an apt label.



Other Independent Review articles by T. Norman Van Cott
    Spring 2005   Tariffs, Immigration, and Economic Insulation: A New View of the U.S. Post-Civil War Era
    Spring 2003   More on Voting
    Spring 2002   Now More Than Ever, Your Vote Doesn’t Matter
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Volume 11 Number 4
Spring 2007

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