Posts Tagged: Free Trade
Warnings about the human and environmental costs of “free trade” went unheeded. Now the most vulnerable Central Americans are paying the price.
2015 could yet see some significant developments—at least on issues where the White House and GOP are aligned.
Free trade agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership undermine democracy and sovereignty.
Far from simply removing tariffs, the proposed “free trade” agreement between the United States and the European Union undermines representative democracy.
With the U.S. Congress deadlocked over trade, Chile's progressive new government may be able to win new protections and increase transparency in the TPP talks.
Twenty years since its passage, NAFTA has displaced workers on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, depressed wages, weakened unions, and set the terms of the neoliberal global economy.
South Korea may be better known for its high-tech exports, but its small farmers are leading the way when it comes to food sovereignty and community agriculture.
Washington should recognize that Latin America is experimenting with new political and economic models to reduce the region's traditional poverty and inequality.
Part 1 of an interview with "Drug War Mexico" co-author Peter Watt.
The United States is leading the way to another corporate-friendly free-trade agreement, and it's bringing its NAFTA partners along for the ride.