Chris Brooks

Chris Brooks

A 30-year journalist, Chris’s career has touched on every facet of the editorial operation, from editing and writing to layout and design. He has overseen the day-to-day operation of the JOC magazine and Web site for much of the last decade, first as managing editor and, for the last two years, as executive editor.

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Regardless of how the North American Free Trade Agreement fares under the Trump administration — whether it undergoes a tweaking, is fully renegotiated, or is scrapped outright — Texas and other southern border states will be on the front lines of the fallout.

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