International Trade



International trade has transformed the way we live. Supporters of free trade say it creates the greatest amount of wealth for the highest number of people, fostering growth and lifting nations out of poverty. Opponents say free trade eliminates jobs at home and makes the country vulnerable.

Featured Guests

  • Ted Alden, Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
  • Jared Bernstein, Senior Fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
  • Ben Casselman, Chief Economics Writer, FiveThirtyEight
  • Thomas Cooley, Professor of Economics, Stern School of Business, NYU
  • Adam Davidson, Contributing Writer, The New Yorker
  • Congressman Jeff Fortenberry, U.S. House of Representatives, R-Nebraska
  • Jeremy Haft, Author, Unmade in China
  • Daniel Ikenson, Director, Cato Institute’s Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies
  • Robert Lawrence, Professor, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Thea Lee, Deputy Chief of Staff, AFL-CIO
  • Luis Alberto Moreno, President, Inter-American Development Bank
  • David Rothkopf, CEO and Editor, The Foreign Policy Group
  • Jeffrey Sachs, University Professor, Columbia University
  • Susan Segal, President and CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas
  • Jeffrey Schott, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics
  • Strobe Talbott, President, The Brookings Institution
  • Paul Volcker, Former Chairman, Federal Reserve; Chairman, Volcker Alliance
  • Lori Wallach, Director, Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch