And how those reasons could help Mexico reduce its economic and political subordination to the United States.
Trump wants to “renegotiate” trade deals like NAFTA. But there’s no evidence he wants to fix their corrosive impact on labor protections or environmental standards.
A Trade Justice Alliance webinar.
The investor-state provisions in NAFTA don’t help workers. Instead, they hand enormous power to corporations to bully governments into undoing measures to protect workers, the environment, and public health.
Trump says he’ll spike bad trade deals, but he’s still letting the big corporations that write them make the rules.
The executive orders signed on Monday will raise mortgage costs and healthcare premiums for the very people the new president claims to champion.
If Trump lets corporate elites dictate new trade rules, all working families will suffer.
America’s next secretary of commerce may be a private equity kingpin who owes his fortune to a career of manipulating American workers.
Obama is waging a full-court press to pass the unpopular trade treaty after the November elections.
Under deals like the TPP, countries that might otherwise have curtailed corporate activities won’t do so, simply out of fear of being sued by multinational corporations.
Bad trade deals created the social rot Trump is exploiting today. Why does Hillary defend them?
Inequality circled near center stage as 100 million viewers watched the two candidates debate what to do about America’s huge — and still growing — economic divide.
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.