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FTAA, The Hydra's New Head: Against The Current vol. 90
Capitalism in many ways is like the mythical hydra of Greek legend, a gigantic serpent with multiple heads, the center one being immortal; every time an attacker chopped off one of its outer heads, tw...
Lessons of an Ambiguous Struggle: Against The Current vol. 88
The conflict around Congress' granting China Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) signals the opening of important new terrain of political struggle. With the background of the two major mass demon...
On Guard for Thee: An Independent Review of the Free Trade Agreement
Bowker, Marjorie Montgomery
The Post MFA Era and the Rise of China, Part 1: Against The Current vol. 125
The Agreement on Textiles and Clothing expired in 2005, ending 30 years of a quota system under the Multi-Fibre Arrangement (MFA). Ending the Agreement signalled the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) p...
The Protectionist Trap: Against The Current vol. 88
In July, the United Nations and some fifty large corporations came to an agreement that the companies would all respect workers' rights and protect the environment in their investments around the worl...
The Very Future of Third World Agriculture Is at Stake
Food security is simply a smokescreen to provide a cover-up for the global efforts being made to dismantle the very foundations of Third World agriculture. Putting more income into the hands of Third ...
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Promoting economic justicem safeguarding social programs, renewing democratization, asserting Canadian sovereignty, advancing alternatives to corporate-style free trade, and preserving the environmen...