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A history on US "Free Trade" Deals...

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Hi all! One of my favorite topics Thom discusses revolves around the history of our "Free Trade" deals, such as NAFTA, CAFTA, and now, as Thom likes to say, SHAFTA... I've been looking for good long-format journalism that discusses the history, roots, implimentaion, and outcomes of our last 30 to 40 years experimenting with this Neoliberal globalisation of trade, but havent' found anything substantial. Anyone have any good links to share or books to recommend? Thanks!!

Thrill's picture
Jul. 31, 2007 4:01 pm


Umm is this what ur looking for?


Toddedyer's picture
Jun. 6, 2016 10:59 am

Here is an article written by historical economist, Ian Fletcher.


Ian Fletcher has written a book titled "Free Trade Doesn't Work: What Should Replace it and Why".

This book has historical economic information on U.S. foreign trade. Below is a web site with information on this book. You could buy a copy on Amazon.com.


Mark the Shark's picture
Mark the Shark
Nov. 18, 2011 4:02 pm

Thanks so much Mark and Todd! Both those links are great reading! It's funny. It's easy to find articles and opinin pieces on trade from places lake Heritage and Cato, but I've been trying to find some alternative viewpoints, and these are great! Thanks again!

Thrill's picture
Jul. 31, 2007 4:01 pm

Here's what the feud and reconciliation between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson can teach us about civility

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