Posts Tagged: Free Trade
President Obama has surpassed George W. Bush as a champion of globalization.
Japan is about to replace its nuclear plants with something just as risky.
Multinational mining interests are using trade and investment treaties to turn profits and undermine democracy.
APEC's leaders are pushing more of the same in the Pacific -- but civil society is pushing back.
APEC's record of irrelevance is rivaled by few other international forums.
A free-trade deal would normalize Panama's status as a notorious tax haven for U.S.-based corporations.
The man who called NAFTA "devastating" and "a big mistake" on the campaign trail is promoting free-trade agreements.
President Obama is trying to sell free trade agreements as win-win deals. The problem is that most people will only win dubious prizes.
President Obama is reversing his earlier commitment to a new kind of trade relationship with the world by pushing three ill-conceived FTAs.
What might have been a high-profile trip heralding a new U.S. partnership with Latin America based on equity and mutual interests turned out to confirm the same old top-down approach to north-south relations.