The USMCA does nothing to stop the outsourcing of American jobs, to combat climate change, to protect the environment, or to stop the destructive race to the bottom.
Sustainable Food and Agriculture Groups Urge Congress to reject USMCA
The new USMCA takes a step back in other areas, reading like a de-regulatory wish list for global agribusiness firms operating in all three countries.
NAFTA: Putting family farmers out of business since 1994
Since NAFTA’s start in 1994, “free trade” schemes have put hundreds of thousands of U.S. family farms out of business, while dramatically increasing corporate agribusiness’ profits, market control and the monopolization of our farm and food industry.
La Via Campesina Responds to US-Mexico-Canada Agreement
North America LVC organizations ask their respective legislatures to vote against USMCA in its current form to advance our ongoing struggle for food sovereignty.
The Current Farm Crisis Offers Opportunity For Change
In these times of low farm prices, devastating floods, massive soil loss, wildfires and people demanding an ethical, healthy diet, the time could be ripe to end our system of industrial farming and replace it with agroecology.
Family Farm Organizations From US, Canada Oppose New NAFTA
Family Farm Organizations From US, Canada Oppose New NAFTA.
Family Farmers: New Trade Deal Is More of the Same
National Family Farm Coalition (NFFC) is disappointed that the renegotiation of the trilateral North American trade deal now known as the US-Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) has again put the financial interests of multi-national corporations ahead of family farmers, workers, and the environment.
Farmers Need Fair Prices, Not NAFTA-Lite and Meager Tariff Aid
Trump Administration measures announced this week will not return prosperity to rural America.
Free Trade should benefit the people, not corporations
Anyone who supports the continuation of NAFTA without questioning who actually benefits really has no concern for the best interests of farmers or workers in the US, Canada or Mexico.
Family Farm Groups from Three Countries Slam NAFTA Reboot Based on TPP
As the formal talks to renegotiate NAFTA begin in Washington, DC this week, family farm organizations from Canada, the United States and Mexico denounce the direction of the talks. Despite repeated demands by civil society organizations in all three countries, the governments have refused to open the talks to the public or to publish proposed negotiating texts. All signs point to negotiations designed to increase agribusiness exports and corporate control over the food system rather than to support fair and sustainable trade and farming systems.
National Family Farm Coalition: Renegotiating NAFTA Not a Solution
NAFTA should be replaced, not renegotiated, and our farmers will be watching to promote that at every turn.
NFFC & Rural Coalition Outline NAFTA Concerns to USTR
NAFTA should be replaced with an agreement that encourages and ensures environmental sustainability, economic viability and longevity for the people growing and harvesting our food, as well as their communities, in all three NAFTA countries.
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