North American organizations call for an immediate suspension of the accelerated NAFTA talks until negotiating climate improves
OTTAWA, TORONTO, MEXICO CITY, WASHINGTON – May 7, 2018 The political and economic climate under which Canada, Mexico and the United States began the NAFTA renegotiations in 2017 has deteriorated drastically in 2018. Organizations from all three countries, call on their governments to immediately suspend the NAFTA talks until a proper climate for trade negotiations can be reestablished.
I’ve traveled in a lot of major US cities in the last year outside of my hometown of Boston, Mass. Most of them are experiencing gentrification as wealthy newcomers drive up the cost of housing and displace long-time residents.
But there’s an additional disruptive force — a sort of globally supercharged gentrification resulting from billions of dollars in global wealth flowing into residential real estate. Across these cities, new residential luxury towers are rising up like weeds.