NAFTA

About those trade deals being negotiated: Trump allows pharma lobbyists to write trade deal

As currently written, NAFTA 2.0 requires signatory countries to give pharma corporations at least a 10-year monopoly period on biologic drugs, which they often price at over $100,000 per person per year. This is referred to by many cancer patients as a “Death Sentence Clause” because it makes it impossible for them to get more […]

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NAFTA 2.0 Signed: A Deal for ‘The Corporate One Percent’

““But in the closed door negotiations of the USMCA, corporations came up with new rights: powers for corporations to monitor and change regulations before they see the light of day in areas that could affect food safety, chemicals, environmental regulations and other matters of public safety,” Dey explained. “The agreement also supports higher drug prices

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Imperiling People and Planet, Warnings Mount That Trump’s NAFTA 2.0 Just Another ‘Corporate Giveaway’

SWAMP WATCH CONCERNS: features deregulatory provisions that “would have a dangerously chilling effect on food safety enforcement”; includes “giant giveaways to the agrochemical industry,” from rolling back Mexico’s GMO rules to enabling companies such as Monsanto and Dow to keep pesticide safety data secret for a decade; and bolsters Trump’s industry-friendly agenda with measures that

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