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'Trump Is a Fraud, Exhibit One Billion': Trade Deficit Soars to 12-Year High Despite President's Promises to Wipe It Out

"Trump pledged to eliminate the trade deficit and end job outsourcing, but the overall 2020 deficit is on track to be larger than when he took office, and his Labor Department has certified more than 300,000 American jobs were lost to outsourcing and imports during his presidency."

Jake Johnson ·


Trump Trade Policies and Mishandling of Coronavirus Pandemic Have 'Wiped Out' US Manufacturing Jobs: Economist

"Trump's erratic, ego-driven, and inconsistent trade policies have not achieved any measurable progress, despite the newly combative rhetoric."

Jessica Corbett ·


Will the New NAFTA Make the Pandemic Worse for Mexicans?

For Mexican workers, farmers, and the poor, the pandemic and the new treaty replacing NAFTA are a devastating one-two punch.

David Bacon ·


Corporate Lawsuits Could Devastate Poor Countries Grappling With COVID-19

Wealthy corporations may use trade courts to keep public health measures from cutting into their profits.

Manuel Pérez Rocha ·


Biden Says 'The Bernie Bros Are Here' as Protesters Disrupt Detroit Rally to Denounce NAFTA, Champion Green New Deal

Activists from various groups interrupted the campaign event to highlight the Democratic frontrunner's record on trade and climate.

Jessica Corbett ·


Bernie Beats Trump (and Biden) on Trade

There is simply no question that Sanders's approach to trade prioritizes workers and the environment, and not corporate convenience.

Scott Casleton ·


Will Biden's Trade Policy Record Come Back to Haunt Him in Midwest?

"I helped lead the opposition to these agreements, Joe Biden supported those agreements," said Sen. Bernie Sanders. "And that is a fundamental difference about our approach toward the trade union movement and towards the needs of working people."

Andrea Germanos ·


Condemning NAFTA 2.0 as 'Giveaway to Fossil Fuel Industry,' Sanders Vows to Immediately Renegotiate Trump Deal If Elected

"We need a trade policy that works for the working class and improves the environment. And that's exactly what I will fight for as president."

Jake Johnson ·


Standing With Labor, Farmers, and Climate Groups on Trump Trade Deal, Sanders Vows to Vote Against NAFTA 2.0

"In my view, we need to rewrite this trade agreement to stop the outsourcing of American jobs, to combat climate change, to protect the environment, and stop the destructive race to the bottom."

Jessica Corbett ·


Schumer Praised for Joining Sanders in Voting Against Trump Trade Deal That Ignores Climate Crisis

After the Senate passed USMCA, one activist said that "there is no excuse for any Democrat to vote for a trade deal that compromises our climate."

Jessica Corbett ·

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