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Africa Trade Act (AGOA)

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Alternatives to Economic Globalization

Learn more about the alternatives to economic globalization

Caribbean Basin Initiative

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China Trade

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MAI - Multilateral Agreement on Investment

Learn more about the MAI - Multilateral Agreement on Investment

Trade with Burma

Learn more about trade with Burma

U.S.-Chile Free Trade Agreement

Learn more about the U.S.-Chile Free Trade Agreement

U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreement

Learn more about the U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreement

World Economic Forum (WEF)

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  • Peru Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
  • Oman Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
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  • Jobs, Wages and Economic Outcomes

    Search Job Loss Data by State

    Search for confirmed job loss due to NAFTA and other trade-related job loss data.

    Agriculture & Development

    Learn more about how trade policies affect farmers and agricultural production around the globe.

    Immigration

    Learn more about the link between bad trade policies and our current immigration crisis.

    Jobs & Wages

    Learn more about how NAFTA, the WTO and other trade agreements destroy good jobs and exert downward pressure on wages.

    Offshoring

    Learn more about how current trade policies encourage companies to send their production (and jobs) offshore.

    Trade Deficit

    Learn more about how our current policies are rapidly increasing an already enormous trade deficit.


    Import Safety, Environment and Health

    Environmental Sustainability

    Learn more about how environmental protections and public health regulations are threatened by trade agreements.

    Imported Food & Product Safety

    Learn more about how trade agreements undermine the safety of imported food and products.


    Sovereignty and Federalism in Trade Agreements

    Dispute Resolution & Trade Tribunals

    Learn more about the undemocratic trade tribunals that are empowered to overrule domestic law.

    Standardization/Harmonization

    Learn more about the trade agreement-enforced downward pressure on global standards and regulations.

    State and Local Governance

    Learn more about how trade agreements constrict state and local policymaking authority.

    Chapter 11 Foreign Investor Protections

    Learn more about the NAFTA "Chapter 11" model of radical private foreign investor protections.


    Deregulation and Access to Services

    Energy & Climate

    Learn more about how energy and climate change policies are affected by restrictions in the WTO, NAFTA and similar trade agreements.

    Environment & Zoning

    Learn more about how environmental protections, land use and zoning policies are affected by restrictions in the WTO, NAFTA and similar trade agreements.

    Financial Services

    Learn more about how the radical deregulatory agenda of the WTO and other "trade" agreements has been a root cause of the current global financial crisis.

    Health & Education

    Learn more about how public health and higher education policies are affected by restrictions in the WTO, NAFTA and similar trade agreements.

    WTO GATS

    Learn more about the WTO's General Agreement On Trade in Services (GATS).

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