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Labor Day Showdown: Can Advocates Stop 'NAFTA of the Pacific'?

Labor Day Showdown: Can Advocates Stop ‘NAFTA of the Pacific’?

by Michelle Chen on September 2 2011, 10:01AM

Business and political leaders are meeting in Chicago for closed-door negotiations on yet another so-called free trade deal—a pact to coddle corporations interested in sweatshop labor, high-priced pharmaceuticals and destructive agribusiness.

Topics: Global Justice

U.S. Multinationals Revive NAFTA-Style Trade Deals on Capitol Hill

U.S. Multinationals Revive NAFTA-Style Trade Deals on Capitol Hill

by Michelle Chen on May 3 2011, 9:04AM

From the food industry to tea party benefactor David Koch, corporatists are hammering lawmakers to move pacts that have been stalled since the Bush era.

Topics: ALEC, Economy, Global Affairs, Global Justice

Consensus Builds on Free Trade Deals, Alongside Proof of Their Toll

Consensus Builds on Free Trade Deals, Alongside Proof of Their Toll

by Michelle Chen on April 18 2011, 9:27AM

On the same day this month, the president backed a Colombia pact he campaigned against, and new memos revealed how complicit Chiquita has been in anti-union violence.

Topics: Economy, Global Affairs, Global Justice

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