The Politics of Trade and the Midterm Elections

Date: October 17, 2018

On Wednesday, October 17, at noon Eastern, the Economic Policy Institute and Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs will host a discussion exploring the evolving alliances in today’s trade debates. A distinguished panel will examine how civil society groups have aligned to influence international trade in recent years, particularly around the newly-negotiated NAFTA agreement. The panel will also share insights on the role of trade in the U.S. midterm elections.

Tamara Kay, associate professor of global affairs and sociology at Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs, will share findings from her new book Trade Battles: Activism and the Politicization of International Trade Policy (Oxford).

This event is free and open to the public, and lunch will be provided. Your RSVP will help us prepare.

This event will be livestreamed.

When: Wednesday, October 17, 2018
12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Eastern

Who: Tamara Kay, co-author of Trade Battles and associate professor of Global Affairs and Sociology, University of Notre Dame
Cathy Feingold, Director, International Department, AFL-CIO
Guy Molyneux, Partner, Hart Research Associates
Scott N. Paul, President, Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM)
Moderated by EPI President Thea M. Lee

Where: The Economic Policy Institute
1225 I Street NW, Sixth floor
Washington, DC 20005

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