US protectionism

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Jul 10, 2018
Donald Trump speaks to crowd. Photo: Shealah Craighead/The White House/Flickr

America first, America's trade fiasco

Duncan Cameron
By defending the U.S. domestic market against foreign exports -- including those from American-owned companies operating abroad -- Donald Trump has resurrected the Fortress America idea.
Columnists
Feb 6, 2009

'Buy American' mayhem

The Buy American clause and the ensuing "backdown" by Congress meant nothing. Those policies have been in place for decades; they still are.
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