History of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
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- NAFTA, Free Trade, Liberal
- Part of a dialog on the firstname.lastname@example.org
forum, 20 January 1995.
- Bill to pull US out of NAFTA
- Special to the People's Weekly World,
21 January 1995.
- NAFTA's first year of pollution,
poverty & corruption
- By Bruce Bostick for the People's Weekly
World, 7 Feburary 1995.
- Nafta's environmental problems
- By C. Gerald Fraser, Earth Times News Service, 22
January 1996. Despite predictions, NAFTA policies have led
to serious pollution and health problems from maquiladora
production near Mexican-US border.
- Canada-U.S. ag trade tensions
- From NAFTA & Inter-American Trade
Monitor, 12 July 1996.
- NAFTA labor challenge in Canada
- NAFTA & Inter-American Trade Monitor, 6
November 1996. NAFTA's Tribunal on Labor Standards
provision for wages threatened by Alberta's decision
to privatize enforcement of labor standards.
- NAFTA affects health and safety
- From NAFTA Inter-American Trade Monitor, 13
December 1996. Mexican maquiladoras.
- What's wrong with NAFTA? Look at
Hyundai factory in Tijuana
- By Larry Weiss, 11 July 1998. NAFTA supports
exploitation of workers at Hyundae plant in Tijuana,
Mexico, by blocking union organizing efforts in the
- Canadian Labor Practices Reviewed
- Associated Press, 18 December 1998. Canadian Teamsters
appeal to U.S. National Administration Office under
provisions of NAFTA sanction Canada for failure to enforce
its own labor laws in the case of a McDonalds in
- School of Real-Life Results; Report
Card. December 1998
- 1 January 1999. An extended review of the impact of
NAFTA over the five years before 1999 (80 Kb).
- Impact of NAFTA Eyed After 5 Years
- By Michelle Mittelstadt, Associated Press Writer, 28
January 1999. Five years after the United States, Canada
and Mexico entered into a new trade alliance, whether the
North American Free Trade Agreement is a boon or a burden
generally depends on who's evaluating it.
- Antiunion Group Tries to Use Nafta To Push
for Teams at Nonunion Firms
- By Glenn Burkins, Staff Reporter, The Wall Street
Journal, 14 April 1999. The Labor Policy
Association, in a complaint sent to the agency overseeing
Nafta enforcement in Canada, wants the agency to hold
hearings on the issue and ultimately levy financial
sanctions against the U.S. to get employers' rights to
undercut union organizing drives by the creation of
labor-management teams at nonunion companies.
- NAFTA a Mixed Blessing for Laredo
- By Paul Duggan, Washington Post staff
writer, 18 April 1999, Laredo, Texas, in the NAFTA era is
a place ‘where government [trade] policy is turned
into stark reality.’
- NAFTA's Pain Deepens
- From Economic Policy Institute, 1 December 1999. From
1994 through 1998, growth in the net export deficit with
Mexico and Canada has destroyed 440,172 American jobs. The
rate at which U.S. jobs are being destroyed by this
agreement has only doubled in 1999, ensuring even greater
employment sacrifices by the American workforce.