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| By John Austin

Global Engagement Key Driver of Midwest Prosperity

The Midwest was America’s first frontier, then the foundation of the country’s agricultural and industrial might. It was the birthplace of great industries and a mecca for migrants seeking a better life and new economic opportunity. As the region forged America’s middle class, much of its success resulted from robust global engagement through trade, immigration, and partnerships.


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Wait Just a Minute: Lesley Lokko

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