Economists Warn Trump Of Depression From His Trade Policies

By Kevin Glass, -

NTU’s Free Trade Initiative director Bryan Riley said, “very few policy areas generate as much consensus among professional economists like free trade does. Protectionism is flat-earther [...]

#TPPBetrayal Tell Trump No TPP

By Daniel Cooper, Trade for People and Planet -

Tell Trump: Don’t Revive the TPP Trump promised he would end this terrible trade deal and got elected because he said he opposed the TPP. Now he is breaking that promise and betraying the people. [...]

NAFTA Should Work For Everyone – Not Just Investors

By Stan Sorcher, -

(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 [...]

Poll Shows Growing Public Opposition To NAFTA

By Jeff Ferry, -

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, -

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 [...]

As First NAFTA Round Opens In Secrecy, Digital Rights Groups Fear Another TPP

By Jeremy Malcolm, -

By Jeremy Malcolm for EFF - The opening round of a series of negotiations over a proposed revised North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) began this week in Washington, D.C. between trade [...]

Thousands Of Mexicans March To Scrap NAFTA

By Daina Beth Solomon, -

By Daina Beth Solomon for Reuters - MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - While Mexican government negotiators fought tooth and nail to save the North American Free Trade Agreement during talks in Washington, [...]

10 Ways Trump’s New NAFTA Threatens People And Planet

By William Waren, -

By William Waren for Friends of the Earth - During his campaign for president, Donald Trump demonized the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), calling it “the worst trade deal” and making [...]

Thousands Of Mexicans Hold Protest Against NAFTA

By Staff, -

By Staff of Bilaterals - Mexican farmers and workers have staged a mass rally in the capital to voice their opposition to the North American Free Trade Agreement, commonly known as NAFTA, with [...]

Do Corporate Media Need To Lie To Promote Trade Deals?

By Dean Baker, -

By Dean Baker for FAIR - I understand people can have reasonable differences of opinion on trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), but why is it that the proponents have to insist, [...]

NAFTA Renegotiation Objectives Indicate Possible Stealth Attack On Public Health, Food, Agriculture

By Audrey Fox, -

By Audrey Fox for Friends of the Earth - WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer released the Trump Administration’s objectives for renegotiating the North American [...]

Stop Trump From Making NAFTA Even Worse

By Ethan Earle, -

By Ethan Earle for In These Times - Many on the Left have been deeply critical of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) since before it was fast-tracked into law by former President [...]

We’re Winning In The Fight Against Corporate Courts And Toxic Trade Deals

By Staff, -

By Staff of War On Want - In recent weeks two EU court rulings and a decision taken by Ecuador to scrap its investment treaties have dealt a heavy blow to secretly negotiated, corporate trade [...]

Trump Trade Pact Pushing Natural Gas To China

By Audrey Fox, -

By Audrey Fox for Friends of the Earth - WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Trump administration announced today it has reached an agreement to promote natural gas exports and to lower food safety standards [...]

Trump And Trade

By John Feffer, -

By John Feffer for Foreign Policy In Focus - If you want to understand why Donald Trump has been changing his position on trade, one place to start is pork. I’m not talking about the pork that [...]