Monthly Archives: September 2011

The quest for social justice in the maquiladoras

The Quest for Social Justice in the Border Factories known as “maquiladoras.” In 2000, several years into the implementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, a lawsuit, or complaint of sorts was filed by workers in Matamoros (Brownsville,TX) against … Continue reading

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An Environmental Justice Critique of NAFTA…

Synopsis of article by Professor Carmen G. Gonzalez, Seattle University School of Law: An Environmental Justice Critique of Comparative Advantage: Indigenous Peoples, Trade Policy, and the Mexican Neoliberal Economic Reforms, 32 U. Penn. J of Int’l L. 723 (2011):  Read … Continue reading

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