'Free Trade' Is Not About Trade

Shniad, Sid
May 2002
Canadian Dimension;May/Jun2002, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p34
Focuses on the free trade agreement between Canada and the U.S. Reaction of the civil society on free trade and corporate-driven globalization; Discussion of unrelated issues in the agreement; Mandate on the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade to reduce tariffs on internationally traded goods.


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