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Trump’s NAFTA Replacement Needs to Have Its Tires Kicked

Harley Shaiken Los Angeles Times
We need a new trade agreement but one that will protect U.S. workers and families. The best way to do this is ensuring the rights of Mexican workers. Under the “new NAFTA” — the reality for both Mexican and U.S. workers would not be much changed.

9 Reasons Why You Should Care About Trade

Ethan Earle The Nation
Elites make trade boring for a reason. Here's how to fight back. These agreements don't just set tariffs and other trade restrictions. They may end up governing the quality of your water. They're about the price of your medications....

NAFTA 2.0: Nothing for Workers

Bruce Allen The Bullet
The 1994 NAFTA had both labour and environmental side agreements. These agreements were mere window dressing. The same can be expected with respect to the provisions of the Labour chapter in NAFTA 2.0.

What’s the Deal with Tariffs?

Stephanie Luce Organizing Upgrade
So is Trump the worker’s hero? Will increased tariffs return jobs to the US? The left has been weak on this issue. The left lacks a real program to address the real concerns of those impacted by trade deals.

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NAFTA 2.0: What's the Deal?

Dan DiMaggio Labor Notes
“We’re not going to get a good trade deal until workers have more political power in all three countries.”
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