Regions / Mexico
For Mexican workers, farmers, and the poor, the pandemic and the new treaty replacing NAFTA are a devastating one-two punch.
Wealthy corporations may use trade courts to keep public health measures from cutting into their profits.
The Trump administration's focus on reopening the economy puts not only U.S. workers at greater risk of contracting COVID-19 but Mexican workers as well.
Warehousing people in unsanitary conditions and then deporting them to poor countries is a recipe for contagion.
Closed borders and ICE raids mean crowded detention centers and camps, which is always inhumane. In a pandemic, it’s a global public health threat.
Under its pro-Trump secretary general, a politicized OAS has botched electoral missions across the hemisphere — and even precipitated a coup.
A Southern Mexico community remembers Mariano Abarca, who gave his life fighting mining companies, with a celebration of resistance.
Here's what a progressive trade agenda that actually protects people and planet would actually look like.
Trump’s asylum ban and kangaroo tent courts threaten to destroy a pillar of international humanitarian law. What can we do?
NAFTA 2.0 simply locks in existing drives toward ecological collapse and social inequality. A better deal would put people — and nature — first.