Category: Trade Agreements

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Deborah James: Digital Trade Rules

A Disastrous New Constitution for the Global Economy Written By and for Big Tech

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David Bacon: Will the New NAFTA Make the Pandemic Worse for Mexicans?

For Mexican workers, farmers, and the poor, the pandemic and the new treaty replacing NAFTA are a devastating one-two punch

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Jack Rasmus: Trump’s Feeble Phase 1 China-US Trade Deal

While Trump himself will make further threats and claims, likely aimed at the Europeans, no country will agree to any changes this year when the possibility exists of Trump leaving the presidency next November 2020

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Vijay Prashad: What Passes for Reality Is Not Worth Respecting

Beneath the storm and stress of the shifts in the balance of power lie myriad struggles

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Jack Rasmus: Trump-Pelosi Trade Maneuvers: USMCA, China Tariffs, & Brazil-Argentina Steel

The Trump administration, with Democrats & AFLCIO leaders in tow, announced new final revisions and deal with Mexico on the new NAFTA 2.0 free trade agreement called the USMCA

David Kotz: Reinforcing the Trade War?

Interview on how the U.S.’s hardened trade stance has nothing to do with human rights, despite new reports of the massive human rights violations of the Uighurs, a Muslim minority in western China

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Dean Baker: NAFTA Was About Redistributing Upward

A major feature of NAFTA was the requirement that Mexico strengthen and lengthen its patent and copyright protections. These barriers are 180 degrees at odds with expanding trade and removing barriers

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Ryan Grim: Centrist Democrats Have a New Idea to Win Re-election

Ignore Labor and Give Trump a Major Trade Deal

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Jack Rasmus: US-China Mini-Trade Deal

Trump Takes the Money and Runs

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Mark Weisbrot: Trump’s Trade War With China: Is It About to End?

Trump’s trade wars are therefore best understood as a set of distractions. The end result doesn’t matter all that much to him politically, and is therefore not worth that much political risk

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