Offshoring. Globalization. NAFTA-style trade policy.
When it comes to trade policy, an administration that has otherwise sided almost wholly with business lobbies is listening, a little, to organized labor.
Despite what Trump says, NAFTA is not a failed trade agreement. Written by and for the benefit of corporate elites, it’s a resounding success — for them.
Twenty-three years after NAFTA became law, Trump wants to renegotiate it. Round 1 of talks ended Aug. 20. To find out more, we spoke with the AFL-CIO’s top trade policy expert.
Week-long plant shutdowns prompt 18 U.S. Senators to write to company CEO.
As protesters take to the steps outside the Capitol, Brown says she’s following Wyden’s lead.
Farmers markets are free trade. Corporate trade deals like the TPP, not so much.
The annual picnic sponsored by the NW Oregon Labor Council attracts nearly 18,000 people.
About 200 workers lost jobs at WestRock, formerly SP Fiber.
To promote TPP, Nike sponsors a visit to Portland by U.S. ambassadors to Brunei and Malaysia.
Bonamici told the NW Oregon Labor Council Feb. 22 she’s still reviewing the 2,000-page document.