Cal Jillson

Professor of Political Science, Southern Methodist University

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Professor of Political Science at Southern Methodist University and author of Pursuing the American Dream: Opportunity and Exclusion over Four Centuries

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In Cleveland, Ohio Democrats  Barack Obama  and  Hillary Clinton  zeroed in on each other and the economy, with special focus on the  North American Free Trade Agreement , but…

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