Posts Tagged: trade deals
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.
It's the best way to stop the global race to the bottom that hurts workers everywhere, not just those in low-income countries.
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.
Fresh off an Asia trip where he showed surprising deference to dictators, Trump looks ready to start a renewed assault on critics at home.
It was the left who diagnosed the ills of globalization. So why is the right eating our lunch?
From North Korea to Russia to the Middle East, there's no shortage of deal-making needed. But beware the fine print of anything with Trump's insignia.
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.
Are Trump's stumbles a brilliant ploy to "deconstruct the state," a political performance, or actual incompetence?