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Save U.S. Trade Deals by Fixing Job-Training Programs: View

When President John F. Kennedy set out to cut tariffs in 1962, unions feared imports would hurt the likes of Ohio steelmakers and New England shoemakers. So Congress enacted Trade Adjustment Assistance, an aid plan for displaced factory workers. The creaky program is still with us almost 50 years later. It needs to be recast for the modern global economy.

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