Posts Tagged: Free Trade
Multinational mining interests are using trade and investment treaties to turn profits and undermine democracy.
APEC's leaders are pushing more of the same in the Pacific -- but civil society is pushing back.
APEC's record of irrelevance is rivaled by few other international forums.
A free-trade deal would normalize Panama's status as a notorious tax haven for U.S.-based corporations.
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.