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TradeVistas | Elections Impact Free Trade Votes

The Anti-Free Trade Effect of Elections

Evidence points to elections having an anti-free trade effect on politicians. Term length and the electoral calendar play a key role in determining the outcome of votes on trade policy

TradeVistas | history of Buy American policies supporting Made in USA procurement

Evolution of Buy American Policies

The concept of maximizing taxpayer spend on American goods and services extends all the way back to the founding of the United States. Here’s a primer on the history of Buy American policies.

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Do Americans Want the U.S. to Leave the WTO?

What do ordinary Americans think about the World Trade Organization (WTO)? A new poll by TradeVistas found that a plurality of Americans support leaving the WTO – but almost as many are “unsure” or “indifferent.”

TradeVistas | survey finds Nebraskans support trade but trust in media and trade policy is low

Nebraskans Support Trade But Trust in Media and Washington Is Low

Nebraskans appreciate trade’s role in the Nebraska economy. U.S. agricultural exports have a positive impact. But trust in the media and D.C. is low.

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SPECIAL REPORT: Trade and Politics 2020

What Americans really think, what politicians say, and how Congress votes on trade – it might not surprise you that these don’t always line up.