Economists Toast 20 Years Of NAFTA; Critics Sit Out The Party
They feared Mexico would begin vacuuming up U.S. manufacturing jobs as soon as President Clinton signed the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, on Dec. 8, 1993.
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#1 Dec 8, 2013
-- Some states have lost a lot of manufacturing jobs to Mexico, particularly Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee. The Economic Policy Institute, a research group supported by unions, released a report in 2011 saying U.S. workers have seen nearly 700,000 jobs go to Mexican competitors.
#2 Dec 9, 2013
It's like Perot said. NAFTA sucks. I love that wacky woman economists
assessment when she says that it's better to lose jobs to Mexico than China because Mexico is closer. What? This dope is just a corporate shill trying to justify the corporate robbery of the American people.
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