Day: April 5, 2005

Buy Local First?

Steve BucksteinQuickPoint!

The opposition to globalization and free trade is now evident in a new movement called Buy Local First. Its proponents argue that we will all be better off if we simply shop at local stores and buy locally made products. They complain that Wal-Mart, for example, pays its workers too little and drives local merchants out of business.

Economists have exposed the (more…)

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