Can Biden Salvage the World Trade Organization?

Then-Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event at the United Auto Workers Region 1 headquarters in Warren, Mich., Sept. 9, 2020 (AP photo by Patrick Semansky).
Then-Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event at the United Auto Workers Region 1 headquarters in Warren, Mich., Sept. 9, 2020 (AP photo by Patrick Semansky).
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Editor’s Note: This will be Kimberly Ann Elliott’s final weekly column for World Politics Review. We’d like to take this opportunity to thank Kim for all of her insights into economic policy over the past two and a half years, in which she has made sense of tumultuous trade news and offered readers a sharp, lively guide to Donald Trump’s trade wars. The World Trade Organization had plenty of problems before the United States elected an isolationist president determined to put “America first” and go it alone in 2016. Four years ago, the WTO could point to only a few […]

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