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Presumptive Republican candidate for President Donald Trump speaks to guests during a policy speech during a campaign stop at Alumisource on June 28, 2016 in Monessen, Pennsylvania. (Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)
Presumptive Republican candidate for President Donald Trump speaks to guests during a policy speech during a campaign stop at Alumisource on June 28, 2016 in Monessen, Pennsylvania. (Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)
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In an economic policy speech in Pennsylvania Tuesday, Donald Trump said he would renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), a major 1994 trade deal between the United States, Mexico and Canada. Trump has campaigned against NAFTA and other free-trade agreements, like the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, in an appeal to disaffected blue-collar workers.

Here & Now's Robin Young talks with Curt Nickish, senior editor at Harvard Business Review, for a primer on NAFTA, and a look at its relevance post-"Brexit."

Read more on this topic via Harvard Business Review here and here.

Guest

Curt Nickisch, senior editor at Harvard Business Review. He tweets at @CurtNickisch. The Harvard Business Review tweets at @HarvardBiz.

This segment aired on June 29, 2016.

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