Posts Tagged: Free Trade
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.
A free-trade agreement that floods Colombia with cheap U.S.-produced grains could drive farmers to coca production.
U.S. economic policy toward Africa has done little to promote democracy, transparency, or sustainability.
The Obama administration is pushing a free trade agreement that will have dire consequences for Koreans.
The protests in Egypt will produce a democracy, not a theocracy.
Democrats and civil society groups won important concessions on the free trade agreement with Peru. But politicians in both countries have undermined those gains.
President Obama's rightward drift continues.