Michael Patrick, a former senior union official, outside the former Maytag factory in Galesburg, Ill., May 13, 2015. As President Barack Obama presses for the authority to negotiate new trade deals, the city of Galesburg illustrates why some economists have doubts about the effects of more global trade.
Michael Patrick, a former senior union official, outside the former Maytag factory in Galesburg, Ill., May 13, 2015. As President Barack Obama presses for the authority to negotiate new trade deals, the city of Galesburg illustrates why some economists have doubts about the effects of more global trade. RYAN DONNELL NYT
Michael Patrick, a former senior union official, outside the former Maytag factory in Galesburg, Ill., May 13, 2015. As President Barack Obama presses for the authority to negotiate new trade deals, the city of Galesburg illustrates why some economists have doubts about the effects of more global trade. RYAN DONNELL NYT

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May 23, 2015 4:00 PM