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Bannon got it half right

Stephen K. Bannon knows virtually nothing about American politics or economics. If he did, he wouldn’t say inane things such as, “Economic nationalism is what this country was built on.” Actually, it was built by wave after wave of immigrants, and trade protectionism helped usher in calamities such as the Great Depression. That said, he […]
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