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Zapatista children. Wikimedia photo by Julian Stallabrass.
Brent Patterson | The fight against climate change now names the need for system change. The same should be true for the fight against neoliberal trade policy.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with President Donald Trump. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Lois Ross | As U.S. President Donald Trump rambles and rumbles about cancelling NAFTA, what if we called the bully's bluff? The result would no doubt be much better than any of his suggestions for change.
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Vlad Bunea | The actions of mining company Gabriel Resources in Romania is a case study of how global capitalism extracts wealth from poor countries.
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Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood, Stuart Trew | In a series of speeches on Monday morning, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland outlined six broad priorities for Canada in the impending renegotiation of NAFTA.
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Scott Sinclair, Stuart Trew, Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood | The NAFTA renegotiation drama is taking centre stage -- and it looks more like a summer rerun than the transformative spectacle we were promised.
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PM Justin Trudeau participates in the EU-Canada Leaders' Summit and CETA signing ceremony in Brussels, Belgium. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Murray Dobbin | The ability of governments to favour Canadian suppliers of goods and services was protected in NAFTA and all of the many bilateral agreements signed by Canada under Stephen Harper. Until CETA.
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Humberto DaSilva | The Canada-EU trade agreement has met its Waterloo in Wallonia. Turns out CETA, which the Harper regime said was a done deal, may indeed be done.
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Linda McQuaig | Rather than accepting half-hearted revisions of Harper's corporate-embracing policies, the Trudeau government should refuse to sign any trade deal with sweeping privileges for foreign investors.
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Harjap Grewal | Christy Clark's fracking and liquified natural gas dreams are being faced with a strong dose of reality, yet her government continues to champion the free market.
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Murray Dobbin | The Trudeau government is set on ratifying two massive investment agreements -- yet very few Canadians are informed about these deals because of our mainstream media's irresponsible reporting.
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Linda McQuaig | With Neanderthal wall-builders lurking, it may be easier for the Trudeau government to convince Canadians to accept badly flawed trade deals as part of living in an open, modern world.
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Duncan Cameron | Neighbourly love was on display when U.S. President Barack Obama addressed the Canadian Parliament last week. But where is it in the international trade agreements the U.S. is selling?