NAFTA

GM Sends Manufacturing Jobs to South Korea as U.S. Workers Are Laid Off

General Motors (GM) executives announced this week that two of their vehicles will be produced in South Korea as American workers in Lordstown, Ohio are left jobless after their GM plant closure and other Americans’ jobs at the corporation hang in the balance.

LORDSTOWN, OH - MARCH 06: GM Lordstown workers hold a rally outside the GM Lordstown plant on March 6, 2019 in Lordstown, Ohio. The sprawling facility was idled today after more than 50 years producing cars and other vehicles, falling victim to changing U.S. auto preferences, according to the company. …

Canadian Prime Minister Deems USMCA ‘Win-Win-Win’

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lauded the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade deal as a “win” for each of the three countries as he met with Vice President Mike Pence in Ottawa Thursday.

Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto (L) US President Donald Trump (C) and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, sign a new free trade agreement in Buenos Aires, on November 30, 2018, on the sidelines of the G20 Leaders' Summit. - The revamped accord, called the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), looks a lot …

Union Bosses Hope American Workers Forget Joe Biden’s Support of NAFTA

The country’s top union bosses are hoping millions of American workers forget about former Vice President Joe Biden’s longtime support of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) deal — which helped to eliminate nearly five million U.S. manufacturing jobs — in the 2020 presidential election.

US Vice President Joseph R. Biden speaks during an address at the National Defense University in Washington, DC on April 9, 2015. Biden spoke about US policy in Iraq. AFP PHOTO/ BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Flashback–Joe Biden in 2007: Job-Killing NAFTA ‘Not the Problem’

In 2007, then-Senator Joe Biden (D-DE) defended the job-killing, pro-outsourcing North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) years after voting in support of the free trade deal that ultimately helped lead to the elimination of nearly five million U.S. manufacturing jobs. 

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 29: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden delivers remarks during the 2016 International Women of Courage Forum at the State Department, March 29, 2016 in Washington, DC. Established in 2007, the awards honor women around the world for leadership and courage in equality, social progress and human …

Tim Carney on ‘Alienated America’: Loss of Factory, Church, Community Caused ‘American Carnage’

Washington Examiner commentary editor Timothy Carney, author of Alienated America: Why Some Places Thrive While Others Collapse, described the “destruction of a way of life” among “working class” people in rural and industrial regions wrought by the status quo of globalization in a Monday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight with hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak.

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 04: Ruins at the abandoned Packard Automotive Plant are seen on September 4, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Packard Plant was a 3.5 million square foot car manufacturing plant built completed in 1911. Major operations ceased in 1958, though the plant was used in a limited …