Articles by Robert Krol

How to Help Those Harmed by Trade

The dramatic expansion of trade over the last quarter of a century has raised America's standard of living. This doesn't mean everyone is better off, however. In the short run, some American workers have lost jobs. Media pundits like... Read More

The Independence Chimera

There appears to be one issue on which both Republicans and Democrats agree -- the high price of oil and the vulnerability of Middle-East supplies to terrorist attacks calls for a national effort to reduce oil imports. Concern over our... Read More

Globalization: A Primer

The anti-globalization crowd came out last weekend to demonstrate against the evils of capitalism at the annual IMF/World Bank meeting in Washington. Ralph Nader ranted on about how multinational corporations either exploit or ignore the poor in developing countrie Read More

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