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.
Damage from 20 years of NAFTA shows us why latest trade deal must be stopped. Free trade creates rich people, poor communities.
Washington should recognize that Latin America is experimenting with new political and economic models to reduce the region’s traditional poverty and inequality.
Part 1 of an interview with “Drug War Mexico” co-author Peter Watt.
Re-posted with permission from Embassy Magazine: Vancouver-based mining company Pacific Rim is butting heads with the government of El Salvador.
Representatives from IPS and other environmental and public policy organizations hold meeting at Canadian Embassy to say, “Tell Pacific Rim to stop bullying El Salvador.”
A GM subsidiary is providing an unlikely test for the U.S.-Colombia trade deal’s labor provisions.
This is what the promised land of free trade looks like.
Join this session at the Together for Justice: 2012 International Gathering, where IPS Associate Fellow Manuel Pérez-Rocha will discuss the efforts being waged by the grassroots and experts in solidarity to restore a balance in investment rules, and how several countries are responding to this challenge.
The United States is leading the way to another corporate-friendly free-trade agreement, and it’s bringing its NAFTA partners along for the ride.
President Obama has surpassed George W. Bush as a champion of globalization.
Japan is about to replace its nuclear plants with something just as risky.
IPS Associate Fellow Manuel Pérez-Rocha will lead a workshop as part of Ecumenical Advocacy Day for Global Peace with Justice on “Trade Agreements & Human Rights: How Victimizers Sue Victims in Latin America.”
With cheap imports woven tightly into U.S. manufacturing and retail, corporations have a lot at stake.
Other countries need to take the lead in reforming U.S. trade policies to promote global financial stability.