Crosslin spoke to us about her career leading the International Institute, the multi-layered political process by which refugees are resettled, and her advice for President-Elect Donald Trump.
When the oil rigs came to South Texas so did new jobs, and new people with money to spend. When the industry collapsed, so did the jobs and economies that depended on it.
Clinton’s policies deal with the short term and long term consequences of rising income inequality. Trump’s policy complicates the reasoning of his non-college educated supporters.
“I really have gotten into what I do driven to apply my understanding of economics to improving people’s lives.”
-Raymond Robertson, professor and the Helen and Roy Ryu Chair in Economics and Government in the Department of International Affairs at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University
The Fair Trade fantasy relies upon the same logic of global capitalism, and is a poor response to market injustice.