Report: Trump NAFTA 2.0 Fails Economic Analysis

By Eyes On Trade -

The April 18, 2019 release of the International Trade Commission (ITC) report on the revised North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) does nothing to alter the reality that the fate of NAFTA [...]

Solidarity Isn’t A Slogan, It’s A Process

By Cira Pascual Marquina, Venezuelanalysis.com. -

Imperialism is not a static phenomenon. What we had in the 19th century and into the early 20th century is different from what we have now. At that time, production was mostly inside nations. You [...]

USMCA is Another Corporate Power Grab

By Mackenzie McDonald Wilkins, Popular Resistance -

The path to creating a trade system that puts the necessities of the people and the protection of the planet before trade designed for transnational corporations begins with stopping Trump Trade, [...]

Trump Trade War Helps Push Farmers Into Record Number Of Bankruptcies

By Mary Papenfuss, Huffingtonpost.com -

Dairy farmers were counting on China milk buyers before the trade war. “The problem is both nations have stubborn leaders,” an industry analyst said. Hard times for farmers got tougher with [...]

Congress Call In Day: Stop NAFTA 2 And Create Trade For People And Planet!

By Staff, Tradeforpeopleandplanet.org -

The new Congress, elected in the 2018 midterm elections, has its first meeting on January 3 and will be getting into full swing by January 8. Let’s send them a warm welcome with our demands for [...]

We Don’t Feel Better Off, Because We’re Not

By Stan Sorscher, Thestand.org -

(Dec. 4, 2018) —  Earlier this year, trade experts explained to two audiences in Seattle how workers should adjust to the global economy. Workers displaced by global competition could learn [...]

Stop NAFTA 2 – No More Rigged Corporate Trade

By Trade for People and Planet. -

Trump’s renegotiated NAFTA, the USMCA, maintains the same failed model as NAFTA and the TPP that favors big corporations at the expense of working people and the environment. This agreement [...]

We Can Stop Rigged Corporate Trade, If We Act Now

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

On November 30, leaders of the United States, Mexico and Canada signed the revised North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) at the G20 in Argentina. The new NAFTA is an updated version of [...]

Trump’s Trade Czar, The Latest Architect Of Imperial Disaster

By Alfred W. McCoy, Tomdispatch.com -

As Washington’s leadership fades more quickly than anyone could have imagined and a new global order struggles to take shape, a generation of leaders has crowded onto the world stage with their [...]

As Deadline Nears, New NAFTA Not Ready For Signing

By Janyce McGregor, CBC News. -

Three days away from the target date for all three countries to officially sign the revised North American trade agreement, Canada and the United States are still haggling over what the deal [...]

Nov. 30-Dec. 1 No NAFTA2 Days Of Action

By Popular Resistance. -

On November 30, the leaders of the United States, Mexico and Canada plan to sign the renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), now called the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), [...]

Trump Trade Revealed – Another Rigged Corporate Deal

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

Since the Clinton era, when the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was created, global trade has been written by and for big corporations at the expense of people's health, worker's [...]

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 [...]

US Orders World Trade Organization To Shape Up Or Else

By Arkady Savitsky, Strategic Culture. -

The US mulls leaving the World Trade Organization. "If they don't shape up, I would withdraw from the WTO," said President Donald Trump in an interview with Bloomberg News on Aug.30. The [...]

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 [...]