The Threat to Blow Up NAFTA

Nine months after President Trump won election and threatened to blow up the North American Free Trade Agreement if he couldn’t win better terms from Mexico, negotiations to update the agreement started last week. The agreement has been labeled a disaster for US factory workers while border states and the agricultural states have been big NAFTA winners. US negotiators have pledged to do no harm to the large number of industries and communities that have benefited. There are a number of issues and concerns to be renegotiated with Canada and Mexico, who are primarily playing defense. The auto industry will be at the center of many of the discussions. Should NAFTA be updated?