Excerpt:Â I've always been sort of agnostic when it comes to "free trade." On the one hand, I could see the economic benefits of truly "free" trade.
Yet, on the other hand, I could definitely see some real problems with what is often mistakenly referred to as "free trade" in the world today.
There's nothing "free" about the North American Free Trade Agreement, for instance. I certainly have not witnessed any benefits to the people of the United States in the 15 years it has been around. And, I strongly suspect, Mexicans, who have fled to the U.S. in one of the greatest refugee exoduses in the history of the world, don't think it has helped their native country