Posts Tagged: NAFTA
Trump targeted his State of the Union speech at precisely the Rust Belt workers that he'll need to win reelection in November.
Here's what a progressive trade agenda that actually protects people and planet would actually look like.
NAFTA 2.0 simply locks in existing drives toward ecological collapse and social inequality. A better deal would put people — and nature — first.
In more than two-thirds of the mining-related lawsuits against governments in the region, communities have been actively organizing against the mining activities.
Mexico’s first left-wing president gave a fiery inaugural speech against neoliberalism in Mexico. But he barely mentioned NAFTA.
Trump's bullying worked with Canada, has half-worked with Iran and North Korea, but has had nothing but malign impact on Israeli-Palestinian relations.
John McCain was a politician, not a maverick — he played ball, and sometimes compromised. Trump is the true maverick: He's batshit crazy and there's no dealing with him.
Trump says NAFTA helped Mexicans "steal" U.S. jobs. In reality, the agreement has been as bad or worse for working people there than in the U.S.
Trump wants to "renegotiate" trade deals like NAFTA. But there's no evidence he wants to fix their corrosive impact on labor protections or environmental standards.
Donald Trump seems to think Mexicans made out like bandits from NAFTA. In reality, workers in all three NAFTA countries have suffered.