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Far reaching trade pacts make a mockery of the democratic process.
The U.S. must stay on top of negotiating new trade deals in a changing global economy.
Renewing the African Growth and Opportunity Act is a step the U.S. has to take.
These trade negotiations are about corporations seeking to prevent competition.
The White House has thrown support behind deals in the Asia-Pacific and Europe.
Again, what's absent in developing countries is American investment.
Instead of teaching people to grow food more efficiently, our efforts to support development should emphasize infrastructure development.
As Congress debates the extension of the African Growth and Opportunity Act, it can increase American competition in Africa.
To grow America's economy and our middle class, we must capture more "value" from our global trade.
The American strategy in Africa should be one of developing the middle class and linking our businesses with their businesses.