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National Industrial Policy

Industrial Policy Would Make U.S. A Winner

David Kiley | Posted 04.04.2012 | Detroit
David Kiley

The headline of the article certainly grabbed me: "White House Offers Plan to Lure Jobs Back To America." But the passage that really got me, written by the story's author Annie Lowrey, said the Obama administration's package of proposals might add up to what economists call "an industrial policy," a term, she wrote, that the White House is loathe to use. Are you kidding? Loathe to use? Could this really be true?

Korea-U.S. Deal Undercuts Civil Society

Stan Sorscher | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stan Sorscher

I am 100% in favor of policies that raise our standard of living. What I oppose are trade policies that deindustrialize America, erode the middle class and compromise long-term prosperity.

Making Business Succeed

Stan Sorscher | Posted 04.15.2013 | Business
Stan Sorscher

To get into balance, we need to restore the social contract -- the deal that public resources are rightly used to promote business, and in exchange, businesses recognize a duty to shared prosperity.

Level the Playing Field in Trade Policy

Stan Sorscher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stan Sorscher

All products sold in America should comply with the same basic standards, whether manufactured domestically or imported from abroad. That's one playing field (among many) that should be leveled.