NAFTA at 20: State of the North American Worker

NAFTA at 20: State of the North American WorkerTruthout – The North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, was the door through which American workers were shoved into the neoliberal global labor market. By establishing the principle that U.S. corporations could relocate production elsewhere and sell their products back into the United States, NAFTA undercut the bargaining power of American workers, which had driven the expansion of the middle class since the end of World War II. The result has been 20 years of stagnant wages and the upward redistribution of income, wealth, and political power. [Read More]