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Galesburg, Illinois: Cautionary Tale of International Trade Agreements


The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, or TPP, is one of the largest and most expansive trade agreements in U.S. history. But it faces strong opposition by labor unions and others in the United States, who fear the accord will lead to massive job losses. VOA’s Kane Farabaugh reports from the Illinois town of Galesburg, where many blame another landmark trade agreement for shutting down a major employer.

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