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The Two Sides of Biden's Economic Plan

24 days ago   |   By The New Republic

Joe Biden gave a speech Thursday and released an economic plan. News coverage focused on the latter, which mimics President Donald Trump's “Buy American” theme and promises that Biden will be more protectionist than Trump on trade. I preferred the speech. The economic plan is a mixed bag of worthwhile proposals (such as boosting investment for research and development and protecting intellectual property) and empty promises (such as reviving manufacturing and repatriating supply chains). Biden pointed out that Trump is losing the trade war that he started, which is true. Then he said a...
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