Mon, Jan 13, 2014 -- 9:00 AM
Assessing 20 Years of NAFTADownload audio (MP3)
Twenty years ago this month, the historic trade accord between the United States, Mexico and Canada -- the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) -- went into effect. Two decades later, we consider the successes and failures of the trade agreement, and how it has changed conditions for the three countries involved.
Host: Michael Krasny
- Carla Hills, chairman and CEO, Hills & Company; former U.S. trade representative
- Lori Wallach, executive director of the Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch, a non-partisan non-profit group that monitors groups like the World Trade Organization and agreements like NAFTA
- Manuel Perez-Rocha, fellow, Institute for Policy Studies
- Manuel Suarez-Mier, director of the American University's Center for North American Studies who aided in NAFTA negotiations for Mexico