What's wrong with "free trade"?

Supporters of free trade agreements say they are needed to create economic growth. We disagree, as do most working-class and democratic organziations. The following list of links should help you develop small group discussions on the truth about free trade agreements and their impacts on the working class in the U.S. and in other countries.

Become an expert on the details and history of "free trade" and its alternatives:

Why the Colombia free trade agreement is a bad idea

CAFTA: “Free” Trade vs. Jobs, Environment, and Health

Communist Party Statement on CAFTA

Labor in the Era of Globalization

Workers Rights in the Era of Globalization

The FTAA: A Recipe for Economic Disaster

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