Jun 29, 2020

The “new NAFTA” arrives this week

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Global trade may be down, but trade agreements forge ahead. This week, the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement goes into effect. NBC plans to take over broadcasting the U.S. Open golf championship. And, the future of education and online learning.

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USMCA replaces NAFTA this week. How will it change trade?

Jun 29, 2020
The new agreement extends free trade between the U.S., Canada and Mexico with a few tweaks.
This marks the end to the almost 30-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement.
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The future of education is digital, online learning platform CEO says

Online enrollments at Coursera are up 500% from the same time a year ago, says CEO Jeff Maggioncalda.
Coursera CEO Jeff Maggioncalda says a class on the science of well-being is the most popular on the platform right now. "Very job-relevant, practical courses seem to be the ones that most people are turning to."
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The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director