USA

Galesburg, Illinois: Cautionary Tale of International Trade Agreements

October 30, 2015 12:47 AM
2446332_1551181519 video player.
Embed

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.