1 Article by: Scott Sinclair

Scott Sinclair is the founding director of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternative’s Trade and Investment Research Project.

Trade Agreements Like NAFTA Are a Menace to Democracy

Free-trade agreements enable companies to sue governments if they interfere with profit-making activities, no matter how destructive. The Biden administration now faces a legal threat for halting the Keystone XL project. These trade deals put us in an antidemocratic straitjacket — it’s time we got rid of them.