National Taxpayers Union: More Than 1,100 Economists Join NTU to Voice Opposition to Tariffs, Protectionism: “The lowering of trade barriers between nations has been one of the great achievements of the global economic system in the postwar era…

…Trade agreements have enriched economies around the world and allowed people access to goods that would have been unimaginable in a harsh climate of economic protectionism. The current political moment has seen new trade barriers erected as well as additional threats to rescind trade agreements and play politics with trade conventions that have benefited everyone. National Taxpayers Union is joined by more than 1,100 economists urging opposition to this new economic protectionism in the following letter…

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