Fast-Tracking Misery

Fast-Tracking Misery

When it comes to trade policy, President Barack Obama is mimicking the same policies he criticized when he served in the Senate. As a presidential candidate, Obama promised to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), recognizing the enormous loss...
Fast-Tracking Misery

NAFTA’s 20 Years of Unfulfilled Promises

Twenty years after it took effect, NAFTA has failed the vast majority of Mexicans. Of course, hundreds of thousands of U.S. jobs have vanished since automotive and tech companies moved their production across the border in search of much lower wages. This was supposed...
Exposing Secret Trade Pacts

Exposing Secret Trade Pacts

NAFTA. CAFTA-DR. TPP. TTIP. That numbing spoonful of alphabet soup represents four so-called free trade pacts that benefit global capital at the expense of everyone else. The North American Free Trade Agreement came first, and NAFTA will soon mark its 20th...
The Latest Trend in Trade Secrets

The Latest Trend in Trade Secrets

As our jobs And pay degrade, Moguls smirk And tout “Free Trade” It’s no wonder President Barack Obama refuses to let Americans see those two new trade deals he’s negotiating. Neither the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) nor the Transatlantic Trade and...
A More Sustainable Future for Us All

A More Sustainable Future for Us All

Like many great Americans, Sierra Club founder John Muir was an immigrant. It’s only because the Scottish-born environmentalist visionary, who arrived in the United States at the age of 11 after a six-week sea voyage from Glasgow, was able to take advantage of...