Edward Alden discusses Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Behind in the Global Economy, his new book about how U.S. economic and trade policies have left many Americans unable to adapt or compete in the current global marketplace—and how the United States can reassert itself as the leader in international economic competition.
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