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Here's what a progressive trade agenda that actually protects people and planet would actually look like.
In countries like Peru, extractive industries contract police to suppress Indigenous protesters and detain international observers — including me.
NAFTA 2.0 simply locks in existing drives toward ecological collapse and social inequality. A better deal would put people — and nature — first.
[Satire] UN: "We recommend that Americans sentence all top-ranking officials of the Trump administration to a decade of picking up trash along America’s highways."
Mexico’s first left-wing president gave a fiery inaugural speech against neoliberalism in Mexico. But he barely mentioned NAFTA.
Over 22.5 million people have been forced to flee their countries. Last year, less than 200,000 were resettled.
In a sense, the Republican Party has become a much more powerful instrument of white rage than the alt-right.
Donald Trump seems to think Mexicans made out like bandits from NAFTA. In reality, workers in all three NAFTA countries have suffered.
Climate disruption is inextricably linked to economic inequality. Serious climate solutions must be, too.
As the Paris climate deal nears implementation, the possibilities for corporate subterfuge are endless. But the real problem may be our own lifestyles.