Todd Tucker is research director with Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch, based in Washington, DC. His work focuses on the legal, economic and political implications of the WTO, NAFTA, CAFTA and other trade agreements, and also on U.S. foreign policy issues.
Articles by this author
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
US-Colombia Trade Deal a New Low for Workers and the Environment
It is oddly fitting that U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Ron Kirk would celebrate today’s implementation of the U.S.-Colombia trade deal at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce . After all, even as the U.S. government’s own projections showed that this pact and a similar one with Korea would increase the U.S.
Friday, February 09, 2007
Dems Had Better Listen to the Public's Anger Over Our Failed Trade Policy
After long, frustrating years of republican-lite economics, many Democrats have finally found the ability -- and the language -- to connect with average Americans. They talk of "two Americas," of the economic pain -- the "squeeze" -- felt by the middle class and of inequality that's reached heights not seen since the era of the robber-barons.