Commentary On The Article 'Free Trade' By Greg Jericho

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“Free Trade is viewed as economic catnip, but the benefits are not for everyone” was written by Greg Jericho, economics writer for The Guardian. Jericho’s purpose is to show that free trade affects the living standards. In the article, Jericho said, “economists view trade as a requirement for improved living standards.”; he also said, “Free trade allows us to import goods…” From Jericho’s quotes, these reinforced his purpose because he provided graphs to support the quotes, like one of the graphs titled “Inflation and the price of motor vehicles” and that supports the quote he used about economists seeing trade as improved living standards.” Jericho mainly targeted the people involved in the free trade industry, like the companies importing
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