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NAFTA news and analysis from The Nation
June 12, 2017
NAFTA Is Broken. Trump Has All the Wrong Fixes.
What a progressive trade agreement would actually look like.
May 10, 2017
Mexico’s ‘Drug War’ Is Really a War Against Journalists—Waged by the Government
Washington-backed military and economic initiatives have fueled a perfect machine of perpetual war.
April 19, 2017
Donald Trump’s ‘Buy American’ Initiative Is a Lie
His executive order is full of loopholes designed to protect Wall Street and multinational corporations—at the expense of American workers.
March 29, 2017
Has Trump Opened the Door to the Mexican Left?
Resistance to his bigotry and deportations is converging with growing opposition to NAFTA and neoliberalism.
March 17, 2017
Can Obama Live Up to Carter’s Gold Standard as Ex-President?
So far, it doesn’t augur well, from a $65 million book deal to a foundation stocked with wealthy hedge funders and bankers.
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January 30, 2017
Trump’s Not Draining the Swamp—He’s Filling It
Under President Trump, banking sharks will once again have immense influence on the American economy.
January 25, 2017
Don’t Expect Mexico’s Elites to Stand Up to Trump
They’re too dependent on US aid, so will have to renegotiate NAFTA on his terms—even though the agreement has done far more damage to Mexico.
January 25, 2017
Yes, Trump’s Against Free Trade. That Doesn’t Mean He’s For Good Jobs.
What would a progressive alternative to the TPP and NAFTA actually entail?
November 22, 2016
How Obama’s Normalization of the Brazil Coup Prefigured Trumpism
The terms he has used to describe the impending Trump presidency are pretty much the same ones his State Department used to condone Brazil’s putsch.
November 8, 2016
No Honeymoon for Hillary
If Clinton wins, she’ll inherit massive public anger unless she fights for progressive changes on trade and industrial policy.