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Workers pack mangoes into boxes at a factory in Tapachula

How US Policy Has Trapped Migrant Workers in an “Open-Air Prison” in Mexico How US Policy Has Trapped Migrant Workers in an “Open-Air Prison” in Mexico

Thanks to US border restrictions, thousands of migrants are stuck indefinitely in Chiapas, harvesting the fruits that Americans can’t get enough of.

Mar 20, 2023 / Feature / Esther Honig

The United States’ Global Power Is Fading Fast

The United States’ Global Power Is Fading Fast The United States’ Global Power Is Fading Fast

Becoming a primarily regional power is actually an opportunity to fundamentally reconsider relations with our home region, North America.

Jan 12, 2023 / Alfred McCoy

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Making Rahm Emanuel Ambassador to Japan Would Be a Sick Joke Making Rahm Emanuel Ambassador to Japan Would Be a Sick Joke

Nominating the foul-mouthed former Chicago mayor is an insult to Japan—and a clear indication that Black lives don’t really matter.

Aug 24, 2021 / Robert L. Borosage

Ambassador Rahm Emanuel? No, No, a Thousand Times No!

Ambassador Rahm Emanuel? No, No, a Thousand Times No! Ambassador Rahm Emanuel? No, No, a Thousand Times No!

His Chicago record is disqualifying, as is his history of dogmatic advocacy for neoliberal trade policies that harm workers and human rights.

Mar 23, 2021 / John Nichols

Do Not Hire This Man

Do Not Hire This Man Do Not Hire This Man

Rahm Emanuel’s record of promoting neoliberal policies, attacking progressives and covering up police violence thoroughly disqualifies him.

Dec 3, 2020 / John Nichols

The New NAFTA Won’t Protect Workers’ Rights

The New NAFTA Won’t Protect Workers’ Rights The New NAFTA Won’t Protect Workers’ Rights

Trump’s new United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement repeats the disasters of the original agreement.

Nov 8, 2019 / David Bacon

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9 Reasons Why You Should Care About Trade 9 Reasons Why You Should Care About Trade

Elites make trade boring for a reason. Here’s how to fight back.

Jun 17, 2019 / Ethan Earle

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Letters From the February 11-18, 2019, Issue Letters From the February 11-18, 2019, Issue

Military-industrial complexity… Worth 1,000 words… Parsing the new NAFTA… Greenspan’s historical amnesia…

Jan 24, 2019 / Letters / Our Readers

The Battle Over NAFTA 2.0 Has Just Begun

The Battle Over NAFTA 2.0 Has Just Begun The Battle Over NAFTA 2.0 Has Just Begun

Progressives must fight strategically to improve it—if they don’t, the consequences could be devastating.

Dec 21, 2018 / Feature / Lori Wallach

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Trump’s NAFTA 2.0 Is Just More of the Same Trump’s NAFTA 2.0 Is Just More of the Same

The USMCA’s weaknesses reflect the fundamentally antidemocratic nature of free-trade agreements.

Oct 15, 2018 / Michelle Chen

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