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Series: NAFTA and the Knowledge Economy

Blake Hurst, a farmer and president of the Missouri Farm Bureau, right, talks with his son and brother. The US farm lobby has been an influential voice on NAFTA talks (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

How Long Will NAFTA Negotiations Last? An Explainer

  • Liz Enochs
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Historic Trade Talks Could Define Freeland’s Legacy


From Our Archives: Investor-State Arbitration

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European Capital Markets Union Post-Brexit

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Starting the Dialogue on Climate Engineering Governance: A World Commission

  • Edward A. Parson
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Intellectual Property in a Renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement: A Canadian Perspective


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