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Lori Wallach, Director, Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch

   

Lori M. Wallach has been director of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch division since 1995.

Wallach is an expert on the operations and outcomes of trade policies such as NAFTA, WTO, CAFTA and more. She is steeped in the domestic and international politics of current trade negotiations and disputes. Wallach works closely with Congress and civil society, scholars, and activists in the U.S and developing countries to foster the growing debate about implications of different models of globalization on jobs, off-shoring, wages, the environment, public health and food safety; equality and social justice and democratically accountable governance.


Background:

  • Author of numerous articles and books, most recently The Rise and Fall of Fast Track Trade Authority - Updated and Expanded Edition
  • Founder and board member of Citizens Trade Campaign
  • Founding board member of the International Forum on Globalization
  • Prior to law school, Wallach worked for a member of the U.S. House of Representatives

Media Appearances:

Wallach (shown below on Bill Moyers Journal in June 2007) has appeared on CNN, NPR, ABC, CNBC, Fox News, PBS, Bloomberg TV, BBC and C-SPAN, and has been quoted extensively in publications such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, USA Today, BNA, and The National Journal.

See Lori speak:

Interviewed about the WTO in the lead-up to the release of the film Battle in Seattle, July 2008:

At the Maine Democratic State Convention, May 2008:

At the Taming the Giant Corporation conference in July 2007, introduced by Ralph Nader:

More information:

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