Pundits and policymakers everywhere are bemoaning the rise of a new, inward-looking populism. Led by the likes of Donald Trump and Nigel Farage, those who've felt only globalization's ill effects, not its benefits, have mounted a fierce counterattack.
Free trade is broadly positive for the U.S. economy, though not everyone benefits. Economist Tyler Cowen, a Bloomberg View columnist, and Robert Zoellick, a former U.S. trade representative, talk to View editor Paula Dwyer about improving the outlook for future free-trade deals by helping workers left behind.
A proposed expansion at the Port of Providence will be restricted to land-based sites and will not include any filling of Narragansett Bay, according to a spokesman for the nonprofit entity that manages the waterfront.
Two of the issues that have received a large amount of attention relating to the vote in the United Kingdom to leave the European Union have resonance on this side of the Atlantic as well.
At its core, the European Union is about the …