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Effects of NAFTA and Globalization on the U.S. Economy NAFTA which stands for the North American Free Trade Agreement was  signed by the U.S., Mexico and Canada in 1993 by then president Bill Clinton.  Few opposed this agreement originally believing it would help to stimulate the  U.S. economy and build stronger ties with our neighboring nations. But prominent  politicians such as Ron Paul now call it unconstitutional and Ralph Nader has  been quoted as saying it needs to be renegotiated “as if human beings mattered,  not global corporations”. Free Trade can be defined as trade between nations  without protective customs tariffs.  Little known to most people who failed to read  this +1,700 page document closely was that it took the concept of free trade  molded it into something large corporations could use to their advantage,  micromanaged trade.   Micromanaging Trade is a way for large corporations to control their  expenditures.  Trading with companies based outside of the U.S. and avoiding 
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