More favorable commentary on Mad about Trade. In an October 29 column, blogger D. Dowd Muska writes, “Of all the contributions Mad about Trade makes to the debate over globalization, its exposure of America’s hypocrisy might be the most valuable. The United States is hardly a ‘free-trade nation’.”
According to Muska:
The book contains at least a dozen more spin-shattering revelations, including the strength of manufacturing in the U.S., the widespread availability of high-paying jobs in the service sector, the nation’s trade surplus in services, the reality of NAFTA, the hollowness of revisionists’ belief that tariffs gave America its industrial might, and the reasons why Ron Paul and Ralph Nader are wrong about the World Trade Organization.