09/19/2011 08:22 am ET Updated Nov 19, 2011

How Fairer Trade Can Help Solve The Jobs Crisis

President Barack Obama’s new jobs plan, if passed by Congress, might spark some activity and even some employment in the moribund U.S. economy. But it’s unlikely to foster the growth and job creation we urgently need, without adding new debt, because the plan ignores a key obstacle to genuine prosperity: the nation’s immense trade deficit.

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