In this article from National Public Radio, "NAFTA’s Broken Promises," the reporters interview ranchers and farmers from Montana and Florida to highlight how North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has affected their livelihoods. According to the interviewees, the trade agreement, which was negotiated with the purpose of removing barriers to the exchange of goods and services between Mexico, Canada and the United States, was seen as harmful to their industries.
Transcript of "NAFTA's 'Broken Promises': These Farmers Say They Got The Raw End Of Trade Deal" Article
- According to the article, why are ranchers in Montana against the NAFTA trade deal?
- How have wheat farmers near the Canadian border been negatively impacted by NAFTA?
- How has NAFTA affected produce farmers in the southern United States? Explain.
- How has NAFTA affected farmers in Mexico? Explain.
- According to this document, has NAFTA been good for Mexican and American agriculture? Explain with evidence from the text.
Johnson, Kristina and Samuel Fromartz, "NAFTA's 'Broken Promises': These Farmers Say They Got The Raw End Of Trade Deal," National Public Radio, 7 August 2017. Courtesy of National Public Radio