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Trading freedom : how free trade affects our lives, work, and environment

Author: John Cavanagh; Institute for Food and Development Policy (Oakland, Calif.); Institute for Policy Studies.; et al
Publisher: San Francisco : Institute for Food and Development Policy, 1992.
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Genre/Form: Accords commerciaux
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Trading freedom.
San Francisco : Institute for Food and Development Policy, 1992
(OCoLC)623213853
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Cavanagh; Institute for Food and Development Policy (Oakland, Calif.); Institute for Policy Studies.; et al
ISBN: 0935028595 9780935028591 0921284594 9780921284598 0921284608 9780921284604
OCLC Number: 24626508
Notes: "A Food first book in association with the Institute for Policy Studies."
Description: 138 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Foreword: free trade as opportunity / John Cavanagh --
Section 1: Free trade in context --
Introduction / John Gershman --
Global assembly line --
Transnational corporation / John Cavanagh, et al. --
Capital flight and workers / John Gaventa --
Free trade: the global agenda --
Free trade: the great destroyer / David Morris --
Trading away the planet / Robert Schaeffer --
Uruguay Round threatens third world sovereignty / Martin Khor --
Lessons from Canada --
FTA: a corporate bill of rights / Maude Barlow --
Beggar thy neighbor / Bruce Campbell --
Selling the environment short / Steven Shrybman --
Economics for future generations / George Watts --
Section 2: Free trade myths --
Introduction / John Gershman --
Mexico: the forgotten neighbor --
Mexico's future hinges on political and economic reforms / David Brooks --
Free trade: prosperity for the few or development for the majority? / Adolfo Aguilar Zinser --
Free trade won't help Mexico's poor / Ecumenical Coalition for Economic Justice --
Workers --
Free trade scam / Richard Rothstein --
Working children / Matt Moffett --
Maquiladoras --
Life in the low-wage boomtowns of Mexico / Sandy Tolan with Jerry Kammer --
They won't pay for my hands / Sandra Arenal --
Environment --
Border rivers in peril / Sanford J. Lewis, et al. --
Environmental effects of a NAFTA / David E. Ortman --
Lax enforcement of environmental laws in Mexico / Rodney E. Leonard, Eric Christensen --
Agriculture --
Free trade vs. sustainable agriculture / Mark Ritchie --
Free trade and Mexican agriculture / Jorge Calderon Salazar --
Human rights --
US-Mexico free trade pact? Not at the expense of human rights / John Burstein --
Democratization process in Mexico: a human rights issue / Mariclare Acosta --
Immigration --
New world border / Arnoldo García --
Workers are a commodity, too / Jorge Castañeda, Rafael Alarcon --
Section 3: Alternatives --
Introduction / John Gershman --
Continental alternatives --
Continental development and trade initiative / Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas --
Developing healthy economies / Sandra Sorensen --
Expand the agenda / Mobilization on Development, Trade, Labor, and the Environment --
Broader debate --
US plan for Latin debt relief is a non-starter / Robin Broad, et al. --
Globe of villages / David Morris --
Development, democracy, and dignity / John Gaventa, et al. --
Action --
Mexico is 'in' again / Primitivo Rodríguez --
View from El Paso / Rachael Kamel --
Global village vs. global pillage: a one-world strategy for labor / Jeremy Brecher, Tim Costello.
Responsibility: edited by John Cavanagh ... [et al.].

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