Leo Hindery

Leo Hindery Jr., a corporate CEO (and former journeyman sheetmetal worker), is chair of the Smart Globalization Initiative at the New America Foundation.

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FDR Had It Right

If the economy is going to come back, we need
to buy -- and make -- American.

Our greatest primary task," said Franklin D. Roosevelt in his first Inaugural Address, "is to put people to work." Roosevelt had no doubt that this task took precedence over all others. "Our international trade relations," he continued, "though vastly important, are in point of time and necessity secondary to the establishment of a sound national economy."