free trade

NAFTA at 25: A New Beginning? (Pt 1/2)

NAFTA at 25: A New Beginning?

January 1, 2019
TRNN speaks with long-time NAFTA activist Lori Wallach of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch

Trump’s Tariffs Trade War

March 8, 2018

The negative reaction to Trump’s tariffs announcement, especially from Republicans and trade partners, has been strong, even prompting the resignation of Trump’s chief economic advisor. Economist and author Heiner Flassbeck discusses possible outcomes

Will The New NAFTA Benefit Ordinary Citizens or Corporations?

August 19, 2017

Angelo DiCaro of Unifor, Canada’s largest private sector union, Melinda St. Louis, of Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch, and Prof. John Ackerman of the National Autonomous University of Mexico analyze the negotiations that began this week.

Peter Drahos on the WTO TRIPS Agreement: IPR Linked To World Trade

October 28, 2016
Peter Drahos explains the implementation of the World Trade Organization TRIPS Agreement that linked intellectual property rights to trade which turned the multilateral trading system into a global platform binding nations in a legal framework protecting transnational corporate rights to privatize life & knowledge

TiSA Agreement Leaks Show Corporations Pushing Privatization of Public Services

October 19, 2016

For one thing, the leaks show prohibitions on requiring foreign companies to employ local workers, says Deborah James

Trans Pacific Partnership

September 1, 2016
If the left does not develop an alternative to failed trade agreements, the European far right or Trump-style economic nationalism will take their place, warns Global Justice Now Director Nick Dearden

Hudson Report

June 17, 2014
Michael Hudson: There is no real left-wing alternative to the right