The free trade game (Issue 374)
Its advocates say free trade is the key to progress and prosperity. But the panacea is not all it's cracked up to be. The North American Free Trade Agreement, which has been in force for more than a decade, has been a recipe for disaster. The promise of economic gain has melted away to be replaced by the reality of raw corporate power. This issue charts the history of free trade and profiles the resistance to its continued expansion across Latin America.
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