NAFTA trade deficit chart

US trade deficits with Canada and Mexico since NAFTA

Eric Garland DataLab

As the United States has suddenly pulled out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, it is a good time to review the last, important trade deal of similar scale, NAFTA. As this chart shows, trade deficit with Mexico and Canada increased from USD$17.0 to $177.2 billion. According to this paper by Robert E. Scott, NAFTA has indirectly¬†displaced upwards of one million jobs …

polling data Clinton Trump 2016

Clinton versus Trump national polling data

Eric Garland DataLab

From the poll junkies at FiveThirtyEight, you don’t have to squint too hard to see the trend line forming the in the national polling for the U.S. presidential election. You may interpret this data in the comments section. All scenarios shall be considered.