No matter how tall or deep Trump’s wall is, it will not stop the flow of drugs or traffickers into the U.S., in fact it will heighten the national security risk.
A Mexican fair trade activist offers lessons from NAFTA.
IPS Expert on Free Trade Issues: Mexican President Peña Nieto is opening the doors to a xenophobe who doesn’t understand that the issues of free trade and immigration are inextricably linked.
Proposals like the Alliance for Prosperity Plan and the Trans-Pacific Partnership will only accelerate a race to the bottom for families in the Northern triangle of Latin America, Manuel Perez-Rocha said at the AFL-CIO conference on U.S. trade policy.
The Institute for Policy Studies, the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, and National Family Farm Coalitionand invite you to a celebration and discuss of a new book by Phil and Kathy Dahl-Bredine on Ancient Ingredients for a Sustainable Future.
U.S. drug policy has been an “excerise in futility”
Two decades of high costs for Mexico’s agriculture, economy, families, and environment
Congress and the Obama administration make clear they have not learned from two decades of failed trade policies and a devastating financial crisis in pushing the Trans-Pacific Partnership forward.
Program host Jorge Gestoso interviews Manuel Pérez-Rocha about the current state of US-Latin American relations in light of the upcoming Summit of the Americas, slated later this week in Panama City.
Join us to learn more about the TPP and organizing around it from colleagues from the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
Join IPS Global Economy project and co-sponsors for a forum examining 20 years of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
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.
If public will and common sense are the driving forces of policy development, we should see meaningful action on immigration this year.
Nearly 20 years since NAFTA went into effect, its empty promises have been laid bare for the people of Mexico.
Come to this compelling screening followed a discussion led by IPS’ Sanho Tree and Frank Smyth of the Committee to Protect Journalists.