Ohio’s Economy Shows Disastrous Impact of NAFTA
As the 15th anniversary of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) approaches, the two Democratic candidates for president, Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton, are criticizing the trade deal, which has cost good jobs in Mexico, Canada and the United States. Republican John McCain, on the other hand, supports free trade agreements modeled after this disastrous NAFTA.
Nowhere is the damage caused by this disastrous trade deal more evident than in Ohio, the site of next week’s Democratic presidential primary. The Buckeye State has lost more than 200,000 manufacturing jobs over the past seven years. Click here to see where all the presidential candidates stand on trade and manufacturing.