Tagged: Free Trade
Two decades of high costs for Mexico's agriculture, economy, families, and environment
As President Obama tries to save the Trans-Pacific Partnership this week, debates over the goals of free trade intensifies.
IPS’ Global Economy project and others hold a congressional briefing on the 20th anniversary of NAFTA to reflect upon the agreement’s harmful effects on North American communities and the environment, and how negotiations for more free trade agreements threaten people everywhere.
Mexicans have little to celebrate as NAFTA turns 20 years old in 2014 - the destruction caused by the agreement continues to push many Mexicans to migrate to try to make a living.
Damage from 20 years of NAFTA shows us why latest trade deal must be stopped. Free trade creates rich people, poor communities.
Washington should recognize that Latin America is experimenting with new political and economic models to reduce the region's traditional poverty and inequality.
Part 1 of an interview with "Drug War Mexico" co-author Peter Watt.
Re-posted with permission from Embassy Magazine: Vancouver-based mining company Pacific Rim is butting heads with the government of El Salvador.
Representatives from IPS and other environmental and public policy organizations hold meeting at Canadian Embassy to say, "Tell Pacific Rim to stop bullying El Salvador."
A GM subsidiary is providing an unlikely test for the U.S.-Colombia trade deal's labor provisions.