Stories by Todd Tucker

Todd Tucker is research director with Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch. subscribe to Todd Tucker's feed

Posted on: Oct 29, 2010, Source: AlterNet

We're facing an unprecedented jobs crisis fueled by offshoring, but the politicians’ 30-second television ads do not explain why this is happening.

Posted on: Jul 12, 2008, Source: Eyes on Trade

With McCain for NAFTA and Obama critical of it, trade is sure to be on the minds of voters in November.

Posted on: May 15, 2008, Source: Eyes on Trade

"We migrate because we don't think there are options."

Posted on: Apr 15, 2008, Source: Eyes on Trade

End of an era?

Posted on: Apr 3, 2008, Source: Eyes on Trade

Mexico stands to lose an amount equal to 3 percent of their GDP due to the over-reliance on the U.S. export market.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2008, Source: Eyes on Trade

A trade deal with Colombia won't be beaten by moral outrage alone.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2008, Source: Eyes on Trade

Corporate lobbyists, politicians, and ‘free market’ think tanks work hand-in-hand to lock in corporate privileges.

Posted on: Mar 4, 2008, Source: Eyes on Trade

It's one of the great unspoken ironies of campaign 2008.

Posted on: Feb 28, 2008, Source: Eyes on Trade

They have nothing to do with the rising living standards with which "free-traders" justify corporate trade deals.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2008, Source: Eyes on Trade

Will the Democrats' signature "green jobs" plans be undermined by their fealty to lobbyist-written trade deals?

Posted on: Feb 18, 2008, Source: Eyes on Trade

Corporate interests are savvy at bringing about incremental policy changes with far-reaching consequences.

Posted on: Jan 31, 2008, Source: Eyes on Trade

Many of the "green economy" plans are illegal according to the WTO.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2007, Source: Eyes on Trade

Neoliberal "trade" deals depress wages for 70 percent of workers.

Posted on: Oct 1, 2007, Source: Eyes on Trade

A new investors' protection agreement based on the despised NAFTA model is passing through Congress.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2007, Source: Eyes on Trade

"Victims" of the perverse system we created?

Posted on: Aug 21, 2007, Source: Eyes on Trade

Mattel says its supply chain just has a few bad apples. Where have we heard that before?

Posted on: Aug 7, 2007, Source: Eyes on Trade

Trade orthodoxy is increasingly being challenged.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2007, Source: AlterNet

The push to cover the planet in trade deals is intended to give foreign investors new "rights." Now these deals are being used to keep failed private retirement systems in corporate hands.

Posted on: May 22, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Democrats talked tough on trade to win a majority. Now they're poised to enter into a deal with Bush and his cronies that not one labor, environmental, small business, public health or consumer group supports.

Posted on: Feb 6, 2007, Source: AlterNet

In November, American voters sent a strong message that said they're fed up with the status quo on U.S. trade policy. But will the newly emergent Dems listen?