Simon Lester

Simon Lester is a trade-policy analyst at the Cato Institute.


Efforts to include things like bans on shark finning in international trade agreements, while well-intentioned, are a mistake.

No.But free-trade negotiators seem to think so. 

The TTIP deal should work to bring Americans more healthcare choices.

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is troubled by different perspectives on red tape.

The TPP negotiations could see Pacific nations adopting tougher standards.

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April 25, 2014