Worse than NAFTA? Why North Carolinians should be very, very worried about the so-called “Trans-Pacific Partnership.”
Featuring Lori Wallach, Director of the Global Trade Watch Division at the national advocacy group Public Citizen.
Few American states have experienced the devastating impact of global “free” trade more directly and painfully than North Carolina. Our shuttered manufacturing plants and record unemployment rates both serve as powerful daily reminders of the lasting impact of NAFTA, CAFTA and other alphabet soup trade deals negotiated by far-off politicians and corporate giants.
Now, amazingly enough, yet another such trade agreement is being negotiated in secret, and it could be the worst one yet. Read More