Wealthy corporations may use trade courts to keep public health measures from cutting into their profits.
The U.S. Senate has just approved a deal that perpetuates the excessive powers of corporate polluters to ride roughshod over Mexican communities threatened by oil, mining, and gas projects.
The deal on the table locks in existing drives toward inequality and ecological collapse.
Mexico’s first left-wing president gave a fiery inaugural speech against neoliberalism in Mexico. But he barely mentioned NAFTA.