NAFTA Renegotiation Timeline

NAFTA Renegotiation Timeline

On May 19, the Trump Administration formally gave notice to U.S. Congress that they will be renegotiating NAFTA. What comes next? Advocates of fair trade have argued that the deal could be made even worse if the same closed-door, corporate-dominated process is used...
Trump softens stance on NAFTA

Trump softens stance on NAFTA

President Donald Trump announced this week that he will not immediately terminate U.S. participation in the North American Free Trade Agreement, the White House said, after he spoke with the leaders of Mexico and Canada about ways to re-negotiate the accord. Trump on...
Voluntary Dolphin-safe Tuna Labels Struck Down by WTO

Voluntary Dolphin-safe Tuna Labels Struck Down by WTO

This week, the WTO authorized Mexico to impose an annual $163 million in trade sanctions against the U.S. for the dolphin-saving U.S. labeling program for tuna. The WTO ruled against the program in November 2015, calling it a “technical barrier to trade.”...
Standing in Solidarity with Striking Immigrants

Standing in Solidarity with Striking Immigrants

Over the last three weeks, nearly 1000 immigrants have gone on hunger strike at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma protesting inhumane conditions. Last week, Washington Fair Trade Coalition responded to a call for support and held a solidarity day at the...