Last week, President Joe Biden’s nominee for U.S. trade representative Katherine Tai — a well-seasoned trade expert with decades of trade experience — faced the Senate Finance Committee for confirmation. The job will not be an easy one. As the nation’s chief trade representative, Tai will inherit a turbulent legacy of trade policy decisions during a particularly difficult time in which a pandemic continues to ravage countries, communities and working people across the globe, especially workers of color.

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Marc Bayard is an associate fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies.

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