NAFTA Should Work For Everyone – Not Just Investors

By Stan Sorcher, Thestand.org -

(April 3, 2018) — In the 2016 election, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and Donald Trump all recognized that workers and communities have lost trust in the NAFTA approach to globalization. They [...]

US Trade Deficits, Trump Trade Policies, And Capitalist Globalization

By Marty Hart-Landsberg, Economic Front. -

Understandably concerned about the consequences of the large and sustained US trade deficit, many workers have grown tired of waiting for so-called market forces to produce balance.  Thus, they [...]

No Trade Justice Without Economic Justice

By Daniel Cooper, Trade for People and Planet -

As trade issues become increasingly prominent in the national political agenda we must maintain that there can be no trade justice without economic justice. As loud as Trump can be about his [...]

The TPP Has Been Signed, We Need to Build Power

By Daniel Cooper, Trade for People and Planet -

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was signed this Thursday, March 8th by the eleven countries that remained in negotiations after the United States abandoned the deal. The agreement, [...]

5 Reasons Mexican Workers Would Cheer The Demise Of NAFTA

By Manuel Perez-Rocha, Fpif.org -

Mexicans have plenty not to like about Donald Trump: his racism, his wall, his tirades against immigrants. But if there’s a disruption provoked by Trump we should actually embrace, it’s the [...]

Three Canadian Solar Panel Companies Sue U.S. Over Tariffs

By The Canadian Press, Thestar.com -

The companies state that the International Trade Commission made no recommendation of tariffs on Canadian solar cells, and that the imposition of them goes against rules in NAFTA. Three Canadian [...]

Poll Shows Growing Public Opposition To NAFTA

By Jeff Ferry, Prosperousamerica.org -

An independent public opinion poll published late last year shows growing public awareness of US job loss due to imports, as well as growing public support of the view that NAFTA has been bad for [...]

Renegotiating NAFTA Could Make Trade Policy Right

By Owen E. Herrnstadt, Epi.org -

The United States, Canada, and Mexico are currently in talks over changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Renegotiating NAFTA offers an opportunity to create a new labor [...]

Act Out!: 400+ Reasons To Eat The Rich And More

By Eleanor Goldfield, www.occupy.com -

By Eleanor Goldfield for Occupy.com. This week on Act Out!, tempting though it may be to ignore all things real and political for the next few days, hiding behind cranberry sauce and turkey legs [...]

NAFTA Renegotiation More Important Now Than Ever

By Celeste Drake, aflcio.org -

By Celeste Drake for AFL-CIO - The need to fundamentally improve the labor provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement took on a new urgency over the weekend, as a group of armed [...]

NAFTA’s Neoliberal Foundations Need To Be Dismantled From The Left

By Jeff Schuhrke, www.inthesetimes.com -

By Jeff Schuhrke for In These Times - Rejecting both economic nationalism and free-market fundamentalism, workers across North America are building transnational solidarity and demanding labor [...]

The Third Track: Trade That Builds Our Economy Anew

By Staff, www.iatp.org -

By Staff of IATP - President Trump is playing high stakes poker in the NAFTA talks, with his US Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer, at the helm. Laura Dawson, director of the Wilson Centre’s [...]

Online Censorship, Learned Patriarchy & No NAFTA 2

By Eleanor Goldfield, www.occupy.com -

By Eleanor Goldfield for Occupy - This week on Act Out!, can you see me from your digital filter bubble? The scary thing is you probably don't even realize that everything you see online is, in [...]

NAFTA Talks Falter, Time To Increase Pressure

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, www.popularresistance.org -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers. The NAFTA-2 negotiations seem to be faltering after the fourth round of talks recently held in the United States. The Trump administration is pushing Mexico [...]

NAFTA Renegotiation: What’s At Stake For Food, Farmers And The Land?

By Staff, www.iatp.org -

By Staff of IATP - The re-negotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the U.S., Mexico and Canada begins on August 16, and there is much at stake for farmers and rural [...]