Mexico’s first left-wing president gave a fiery inaugural speech against neoliberalism in Mexico. But he barely mentioned NAFTA.
Over the last quarter-century, new data from Forbes makes clear, NAFTA has helped create an incredibly rich people-friendly economic order.
Trump’s bullying worked with Canada, has half-worked with Iran and North Korea, but has had nothing but malign impact on Israeli-Palestinian relations.
And why is Mexico being complicit in Trump’s attempt to bully Canada?
North American Organizations Call on the Canadian Government to Stand Up to Washington’s Bullying on NAFTA, and to Strike a Fair Trade Deal
Organizations denounce Trump’s ‘divide and conquer’ strategy.
Leaders from Canada, Mexico, and the United States demand a trade deal that lifts up people and communities in all three countries.
Many of the families detained at the U.S.-Mexico border have lost their livelihoods as a result of U.S. economic policies.
North American organizations call for an immediate suspension of the accelerated NAFTA talks until negotiating climate improves
Organizations say negotiations are being carried on with public left in the dark
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.
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.