Search Results for: John Summa and Patrice Greanville

Oct
01
1993

Happily Ever NAFTA?

Economics 101

In the Jan./Feb. 1993 issue of Extra!, writers John Summa and Patrice Greanville reported that news coverage of NAFTA had a pronounced pro-"free trade" slant, promoting the views of government and business groups who support NAFTA. Critics of the pact, like environmentalists and labor unions who warned that the pact could have negative effects on the U.S., Mexico and Canada, had much less access to the debate. Lately, however, the mainstream press has featured claims that NAFTA foes are actually dominating the discussion: Washington Post columnist Hobart Rowen (5/9/93) complained that "most of the voices being heard on the trade […]