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Chuck Pennacchio on Free Trade

 


Trade is beneficial only if there's a level playing field

Chuck believes that free trade is only beneficial if the trading nations are on a level playing field in terms of wages, labor and environmental standards. By actively and freely trading with those nations which do not share America's commitment to human rights, fair wages, safe working conditions, and environmental standards, the US enables those governments to exploit of their people and the environment. [We should instead] pursue fair trade policies.
Source: Campaign website, www.chuck2006.com, "Issues" May 2, 2006

Replace NAFTA & CAFTA with bilateral fair-trade agreements

Too many of our multi-lateral trade agreements and proposals, such as NAFTA and the soon-to-be-considered CAFTA, undermine the concept of fair trade. Chuck advocates replacing large, multi-lateral agreements with more limited, bi-lateral agreements developed and determined on a nation-by-nation basis.
Source: Campaign website, www.chuck2006.com, "Issues" May 2, 2006

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