Black People : NAFTA at 20: Lori Wallach on U.S. Job Losses, Record Income Inequality, Mass Displacement

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  1. RAPTOR

    RAPTOR Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Democracy Now - "The North American Free Trade Agreement between the United States, Mexico and Canada went into effect 20 years ago this week on January 1, 1994. The massive trade pact was signed into law by President Bill Clinton amidst great promise that it would raise wages, create jobs and even improve health and environmental safety standards. Hundreds of thousands of U.S. jobs have vanished as companies sought lower-wage workers in Mexico. Meanwhile, NAFTA has generated more poverty in Mexico, forcing millions of citizens to migrate to the United States in search of work. We speak to Lori Wallach, director of Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch and author of the new report, "NAFTA at 20.""
     
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    NAFTA is the devil…….
     
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    Don't have to watch the video. Everything the OP says is true. :news:
     
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    At the rate that things are moving, I guess "The Hunger Games" will be a reality in the future, huh?
     
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    :11100:i figure about next year this time?
     
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