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As a part of capital’s push to open up the nations of the South to easier exploitation, onerous conditions were forced on farmers in countries that either voluntarily signed agreements (Mexico and NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement), or were..

the death of our treaties

Congress approved the final North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in 1993 and the highly significant and even more controversial Uruguay Round trade deal creating the World Trade Organization, which squeaked through a year later. . ..

the left vs. the liberals

Angered by Clinton’s awkward stand on gays in the military (forced upon him by a sideswipe masterminded by Senator Sam Nunn of the Armed Services Committee and General Colin Powell), his withdrawal of Lani Guinier’s nomination as assistant attorney general (after Senator Ted Kennedy among others strongly..

iv. allies, trade and international institutions

Interestingly, the partisan divisions that exist on many other issues are muted on trade — 83% of Republican opinion leaders think NAFTA has been good for U.S., compared with 73% of Democrats and 74% of independents 84% of GOP leaders approve of CAFTA, compared with 69% of Democrats and 73% of..

brett kavanaugh’s wayward penis: a new twist

Breast-beating about issues of identity politics provides the ideal cover for a Democratic elite that colludes with the Republicans on nearly every issue of corporate dominance of the polity (both major parties oppose public financing of elections), coddling of the corrupt financial elites, job-draining..

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