Will Populism Kill Globalization?
By Roy C. Smith
This article appeared in the Winter 2019/20 issue of The Independent Review.
Populists say that globalization has benefited only large corporations and their stockholders at the expense of workers who are losing good jobs to globalizations trade imbalances, inefficiencies, and corruption. Although there is no way that national populism today could stop globalization, endless trade disputes can slow economic growth and create political risks for President Trumps re-election.
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