USMCA: Bandaids On A Flawed Corporate Trade System

By Michael Arria, Working In These Times -

A report by economists Thea M. Lee and Robert E. Scott at the Economic Policy Institute concedes that USMCA is a big improvement from the 2017 version, but concludes that it ultimately adds up to [...]

Did Obama’s Trade Legacy Just Hammer The Green New Deal?

By Ben Lilliston, Institute for Agriculture& Trade Policy -

One of core elements of the proposed Green New Deal is a just transition—the creation of fair wage jobs that benefit communities, particularly those currently or formerly dependent on high [...]

Time To Mobilize To Stop NAFTA II

By Trade for People and Planet -

Trump’s renegotiated NAFTA, which he attempts to rebrand as the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), maintains the same failed model as NAFTA and even includes provisions from the Trans-Pacific [...]

Mexican Justice Advocates Urge Mexico To Reject Trump Trade

By Staff, The Organizer -

We, the undersigned, hereby express our opposition to the new “Free Trade” agreement with the United States that has been signed by the current government of Enrique Peña Nieto and Donald [...]

Revised NAFTA Shows Every Sign of Being Another Trump Scam

By Pete Dolack, Counterpunch -

If the renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement were good for working people, its content wouldn’t be hidden. Just what the Trump administration and the Mexican government of Enrique Peña [...]

Trade War Is About Asserting US Dominance Not Helping Workers

By David M. Kotz, Jacobin   -

President Trump slaps tariffs on imports from many of the US’s traditional allies, condemning their leaders for unfair treatment. The mainstream media warns of the erosion of the global [...]