Abundant Life

On April 1, 2010 NPR aired an interview with Charles Bowden, a journalist, who has written a book (Murder City: Ciudad Juarez and the Global Economy’s New Killing Fields) about the violence in Cuidad Juarez, a Mexican city riddled with drug related killings. Bowden criticizes U.S. policy toward Mexico and calls for the re-examination of the North…

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The Trade Reform, Accountability, Development and Employment (TRADE) Act provides a framework for re-evaluating and re-shaping U.S. trade policy so that it serves the common good by providing stable jobs, environmental protections, public health and poverty reduction. The bill sets standards for what must and must not be included in future trade agreements, and requires…

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Check out this short film about free trade. The film follows an animated American peanut, who sings about the difficulties of nuts from developing countries. The film helps people to see how the pressure to embrace “free market” economics, with its promise of a wealthy, abundant market place has actually driven many countries further into…

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