Thursday, May 28, 2020

Tag: NAFTA

Where’s the beef in NAFTA 2.0?

“MAGA,” blusters Donald Trump — Make America Great Again!  America’s ranching families, however, would like Trump to come off...

Whether it’s the new NAFTA or the old NAFTA, it serves...

NAFTA displaced 2 million Mexican family farmers as U.S. agricultural products, sometimes subsidized, flowed tariff-free south of the border.

An historic opportunity to transform trade when we stop NAFTA II

We can stop NAFTA II and replace corporate trade with a new model that raises working conditions and protects the environment.

What the G20 showed us about the current global order

These right wing leaders, show that much of the world, rather than embracing extended democracy and social liberalism, is backsliding into some kind of authoritarian nationalism.

A turning point for the global economy

The USMCA deal, also known as NAFTA 2.0, is a lot of things. But it is not free trade.

Big oil cheers Trump’s ‘new NAFTA’ but Mexico could complicate things

Mexico’s recently elected president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, has yet to comment on the USMCA's energy-related provisions.

Do bullies always win?

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.

NAFTA talks falter, time to increase pressure

This is the time to be strong and persistent in our demand for an end to NAFTA and a new era of positive trade.

No #NAFTA2, yes to trade for people & planet

We need to transform trade so it serves the people and protects the planet.

Where does inequality come from?

By taking from the needy and giving to the rich, this one deliberate act by Congress would further widen economic disparity in our country by nearly $1.8 trillion.

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