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Current status on the North American Free Trade Agreement

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Caleb McBride

October 2, 2018

As the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) currently stands, the United States is operating under a significant trade deficit with Canada and Mexico. After the Sept. 30 decision date, Trump decided to not withdraw from the NAFTA agreement. Specifically, Mexico and the U.S. have reached an agreement...

US vs China: the negotiating firestorm

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Anish Rao

April 10, 2018

For far too long America has fallen victim to China’s bad practices, whether it be unemployment from offshoring, product dumping, currency manipulation or even intellectual property theft. After many years of these abuses, there has been little punishment from the World Trade Organization (WTO) or the ...