Sujata Dey

Sujata Dey

Sujata Dey is a trade campaigner for the Council of Canadians. Follow her on Twitter: @sujata_dey

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It is no surprise that “climate change” is not mentioned within President Trump’s new agreement. (Photo: Coucil of Canadians) Views
Monday, October 01, 2018
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly on NAFTA 2.0
At midnight last night, Canada and the U.S. agreed on a new deal on NAFTA, one which would now be called the USMCA, the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement, as if that was easier to pronounce. Use May Ca? Here is the good, the bad, and the ugly within the agreement. Good news first No Chapter 11 between...
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Wednesday, July 25, 2018
AMLO and Trump: NAFTA Best Friends Forever?
“I send you affectionate hugs,” writes Mexican President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador in a letter to U.S. President Trump, “We will put our voters and citizens at the center and displace the establishment.” “Thank you for your kind letter. A strong relationship will lead to a much stronger and...
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Monday, September 12, 2016
From NAFTA to TPP, Canada Hasn't Learned From Free Trade Mistakes
Barbed wire still protects the cracked pavement where an abandoned John Deere plant used to operate in Welland, Ontario. The building, still standing, is testimony to the Niagara region's former status as a manufacturing powerhouse. (You can see the ruins of that once-prosperous period for yourself...
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Tuesday, March 29, 2016
What the Right "Gets" About Free Trade
For Canadians, the American presidential primaries always promise great entertainment value. They’re showy, strewn with flags and red, white and blue balloons flooding the convention floors. They’re full of one-liners and zingers, and full-frontal combat. And this year, there is a surprising turn...
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Saturday, December 12, 2015
Trade Trumps Climate Change Action at COP21
You’ve heard of off-Broadway, the smaller plays that don’t reach blockbuster audiences. In Paris, we have a similar dynamic. While leaders inside the Paris Climate Conference do their trade-offs and political manoeuvring inside, a truly international group of activists are also gathering outside...
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Friday, December 04, 2015
Why Fast-Track Trade Deals, But Not Climate Agreements?
Maude Barlow and I are in Paris to participate in events surrounding the Paris Climate Change Conference after spending the last month touring Europe to warn Europeans about CETA, the Canadian-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement. Based on Canada's almost 30 years of experience...
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