Posts Tagged: NAFTA
NAFTA gave multinational corporations the right to sue governments to block regulations they don't like, undermining democracy and local sovereignty.
In the United States and throughout North America, NAFTA has accelerated the industrial consolidation of agriculture and pushed out smaller, more sustainable food producers.
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.
The best thing the American Empire can do is prepare the world for its eventual collapse.
The U.S. needs to come up with a new and different Pacific pivot that places peace and prosperity on the Korean peninsula at the top of the list of priorities.
Forget the border--what drives migration?
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.