The North American “Free Trade” Agreement (NAFTA) is an agreement between Canada, the U.S. and Mexico created on January 1, 1994. Since its creation, nearly 300,000 family farms in Mexico have been put out of business, forcing Mexican workers to seek employment and better opportunities elsewhere—the United States.
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Our nation has lost 14 manufacturing plants per day and over one-third of its manufacturing jobs over the last dozen years. The United States used to be a wealthy country, not one buried in debt. We accumulated abundance through most of the twentieth century, as we were a very productive country whose wealth derived to a great extent from manufacturing. Our companies invented and produced many of the things we needed and much of what the rest of the world needed.