Posts Tagged: NAFTA
Nearly 20 years since NAFTA went into effect, its empty promises have been laid bare for the people of Mexico.
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.
Free trade has starved Mexico and stuffed transnational corporations.
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.
Under the radar, North American integrationists are once again pursuing harmonization of security and economic interests between Canada and the United States -- to the detriment of both countries' citizens.
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.
President Obama's rightward drift continues.
It is the 200th anniversary of Mexico's independence and the 100th anniversary of its revolution. But the celebrations taking place this week are premature.
U.S.-Mexican relations might look at little different in the age of Obama, but the Bush-era priorities remain the same.