Friday 29 February 2008

The End of NAFTA?

Erin Weir, over at the Progressive Economics Forum has just posted a very rational and solid analysis of recent comments by U.S. Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama who both say that they want to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement NAFTA.

The posting is entitled: The End of NAFTA? and concludes:
"The much-maligned spectre of “American protectionism” promises significant benefits for Canada: fewer corporate challenges of our public policies, stronger labour and environmental standards, and less third-country competition in the US market. As an added bonus, it has Emerson talking about alternative energy policy options." (read more....)

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