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This past November, along with six other members of the US Congress, I visited Mexico on a Teamsters-sponsored trip in order to assess what NAFTA has done to Mexico.
Where do we go from here?
On the tenth anniversary of the NAFTA accord, mainstream media accounts have voiced muted disappointment with its relatively meager effects.
It was as though US and Brazilian trade negotiators feared that if they spent one more minute in Miami, the fragile image of harmony they have struggled to project would shatter into a million p
The final FTAA declaration essentially lays out a road map for a free-trade non-agreement.
Media reports out of the Miami trade talks this week will no doubt
feature images of our carrot-topped lead negotiator, Robert Zoellick,
locked in toothy handshakes with Latin American counterp
Instead of blaming globalization for our economic ills, why not take it
He's challenging US-style globalization.
Click here for more information on the Institute for Policy Studies.
Click here to read Manuel Pastor and Tony LoPresti's report on the anti-FTAA organizing campaign in Miami.
When Paul Wellstone opted out of the 2000 presidential race, he fretted
that trade policy would not be debated in the Democratic primaries and
that the party would run a November campaign that
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