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Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
The Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL) is no longer in operation.
Twenty years of influence on hemispheric policy: 1990-2011
FOCAL was created as an independent, non-governmental think-tank meant to enhan...
Community of Sahelo-Saharan States
CEN-SAD was established in February 1998 by six countries, but since then its membership has grown to 28. One of its main goals is to achieve economic unity through the implementation of the free movement of people and g...
Inter-American Development Bank
The IDB provides solutions to development challenges in 26 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, partnering with governments, companies and civil society organizations.
The IDB lends money and provides grants. I...
International Forum on Globalization
An alliance of activists, scholars, economists, researchers and writers formed to stimulate new thinking, joint activity and public education in response to economic globalization.
International Labour Organization
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is devoted to advancing opportunities for women and men to obtain decent and productive work in conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity. Its main aims are to ...
Livingston International Inc.
Livingston International is North America's customs and compliance expert. Over 30,000 companies trust us with their customs brokerage, international trade, consulting, freight and logistics needs. By continually investi...
Marxists Internet Archive
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
Southern African Development Community
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has been in existence since 1980, when it was formed as a loose alliance of nine majority-ruled States in Southern Africa known as the Southern African Development Coordi...
Union of South American Nations
The Union of South American Nations (Dutch: Unie van Zuid-Amerikaanse Naties - UZAN, Portuguese: Uniao de Naçoes Sul-Americanas - UNASUL, Spanish: Unión de Naciones Suramericanas - UNASUR) is an intergovernmental union i...
Free Trade is a Christmas Grinch!
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (CLC)
The IAM says NAFTA is a joke after Electrolux annoucies it will move its Montreal plant to
Tennessee because of $632 million in incentives plus free land for a new plant!
Science for Peace objects to Free Trade Agreement with Colombia
Science for Peace
Science for Peace is appalled that the Liberals dropped their objections on human rights grounds to the Canada-Colombia FTA. The USA, Norway, and Belgium have delayed approval of trade agreements beca...
Sources welcomes Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
The Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL) is an independent, non-partisan think tank dedicated to strengthening Canadian relations with Latin America and the Caribbean.
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Free Trade and Economic Imperialism
Economic Progress Toward Ecological Suicide
Looming global environmental catastrophe renders the last several hundred years of Western economic theory dubious, if not outright suicidal. Economic ‘progress’ that increases dependence on unsustain...
Free trade is fine in a world of equals
Developing countries should be wary of liberalisation
A discussion of how the theory behind free trade is not real-world viable and in fact penalizes the developing countries.
How the Colombia Trade Agreement Accelerates Human Rights Abuses
U.S.-Colombia Mass Displacement Policy Succeeding
The Colombia Free Trade Agreement (FTA) would lead, indeed by design, to the immiseration and mass displacement of rural peoples, especially Indigenous and Afro-Colombian. The article explores the dis...
A Marxist History of the World part 102: What is neoliberalism?
What is neoliberalism?
The ‘free-market’ theory provides a pseudo-scientific justification for the greed and poverty endemic to the system, and the main beneficiaries are the global mega-corporations of neoliberal capitalis...
What Do We Do Now? Building a Social Movement in the Aftermath of Free Trade
Connexions Information Sharing Services / Ulli Diemer
We have the potential to create a social movement in this country that goes beyond single-issue organizing to work toward an integrated vision of a more just and caring society.
All That Is Solid Melts Into Air
The Experience of Modernity
Berman examines the clash of classes, histories, and clutures in the modern world, and ponders our prospects for coming to terms with the relationship between a liberating social and philosophical ide...
Articles on the Council's vision for Canada and Canadians: safeguarding social programs, promoting economic justice, renewing democracy, asserting Canadian sovereignty, promoting alternatives to corpo...
New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.
Publication of the Trotskyist League, Canadian section of the International Communist League.
Government Ministries & Agencies
Foreign Affairs And International Trade Canada
Media Relations Office
The Media Relations Office maintains an ongoing working relationship with Ca...
NAFTA Secretariat (Canadian Section)
Responsible for the administration of the dispute settlement provisions of the North American Free T...
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