free trade

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.

TRIPS: The Story of How Intellectual Property Became Linked to Trade

October 28, 2016
Professor Peter Drahos explains the TRIPS Agreement gave multinational corporate owners of intellectual property rights a global form of private taxing power

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

"The World According to Monsanto"

May 23, 2013
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to challenge Monsanto’s bullying of small farmers, influence on public policy, and aggressive promotion of GMOs.