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Think Mexico’s economy has nothing to do with US? Think again…

This isn’t so much a blog as a list of articles about how US Policy has impacted Mexican agriculture and economy.

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Today, August 10, 2010, 13 minutes ago

Down on the Farm: NAFTA’s Seven-Years War on Farmers and Ranchers in the U.S., Canada and Mexico

Today, August 10, 2010, 13 minutes ago | Cyndi WhitmoreDown on the Farm: NAFTA’s Seven-Years War on Farmers and Ranchers in the U.S., Canada and Mexico

DWINDLING INCOMES FOR SMALL FARMERS IN THE U.S., CANADA AND MEXICO, LOST FARMS AND RURAL CRISIS IS NAFTA’S LEGACY

Disadvantages of NAFTA – Problems with NAFTA – Negative Effects of NAFTA

Today, August 10, 2010, 13 minutes ago | Cyndi WhitmoreDisadvantages of NAFTA – Problems with NAFTA – Negative Effects of NAFTA

Source: useconomy.about.com
An outline of the disadvantages of NAFTA.

US Subsidies Cost Mexican Farmers Billions | Portal for North America

Today, August 10, 2010, 14 minutes ago | Cyndi WhitmoreUS Subsidies Cost Mexican Farmers Billions | Portal for North America

A study released in early December 2009 argues that American agricultural dumping has cost Mexican farmers billions of dollars since the implementation of NAFTA in 1997. While the report, written by Timothy A. Wise, the Director of the Research and Policy Program at the Global Development and Envir…

TripAtlas.com – About North_American_Free_Trade_Agreement

Today, August 10, 2010, 14 minutes ago | Cyndi WhitmoreTripAtlas.com – About North_American_Free_Trade_Agreement

Source: tripatlas.com
The North American Free Trade Agreement is the trade bloc in North America created by the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and its two supplements, the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation (NAAEC) and The North American Agreement on Labor Cooperation (NAALC), whose member…

Where We Work: Mexico

Today, August 10, 2010, 14 minutes ago | Cyndi WhitmoreWhere We Work: Mexico

MADRE is an international women’s human rights organization that uses human rights to advance social justice.

Greenpeace protests genetically modified corn in Mexico – CNN.com

Today, August 10, 2010, 15 minutes ago | Cyndi WhitmoreGreenpeace protests genetically modified corn in Mexico – CNN.com

Mexico saw the first public protests this weekend over the government’s decision to allow cultivation of the first genetically modified corn, which environmentalists and others say could ruin the nation’s native crop.

Witness for Peace:HAMPTONS ONLINE: What Drives Migration? Surprise, It’s Corn

Today, August 10, 2010, 15 minutes ago | Cyndi WhitmoreWitness for Peace:HAMPTONS ONLINE: What Drives Migration? Surprise, It’s Corn

This January, a delegation of 15 Long Islanders traveled to Oaxaca, Mexico, to explore the roots of migration from Mexico to the United States, meeting with Mexican migration experts, interviewing migrants, and visiting communities affected by migration. During the trip, the delegation – which i…

NAFTA AND U.S. CORN SUBSIDIES: EXPLAINING THE DISPLACEMENT OF MEXICO’S CORN FARMERS | PROSPECT

Today, August 10, 2010, 30 minutes ago | Cyndi WhitmoreNAFTA AND U.S. CORN SUBSIDIES: EXPLAINING THE DISPLACEMENT OF MEXICO’S CORN FARMERS | PROSPECT

Source: prospectjournal.ucsd…
By Rick Relinger This paper intends to explicate the causal relationship between U.S. federal subsidies for domestically produced corn and the post-NAFTA
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