Jamie Whyte appears on the BBC's Sunday Politics
In the interview Jamie makes the point that these proposals demonstrate a failure to understand the benefits of trade. The idea that you can enrich yourself with a border – so you draw a line around an area – and somehow that will make us better off, is magical thinking. How you become better off is by becoming more productive.
Watch the full interview here. Jamie’s segment begins at 30:10
Further IEA Reading: Globalization and Free Trade