Trading in for a new deal

Some business sectors will need to study up. Still, most should not expect much to change under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA), probably better known as the USMCA or NAFTA 2.0.

Canada is the last partner that has yet to ratify the agreement. Bill C-4, the CUSMA Implementation bill, passed second reading in the House of Commons in February and has been referred to the Standing Committee on International Trade.

Sophomore experiences discrimination founded in her Muslim heritage

When sophomore Deema Rashid moved to America, she felt alienated and left out by an imaginary idea, something that separated her from everyone else. She felt isolated and alone because she was different, because she wasn’t from the U.S. and because she didn’t look like everyone else. This racial prejudice has become increasingly common in society today and has opened the gate for Muslims to be portrayed as dangerous and ‘terrorists’ by the media.

U.S. Election 2020: Grading America’s foreign trade policy

Anyone interested in the November 2020 U.S. Presidential election — and that’s pretty much everyone around the world — should examine the 96-page Jan. 15, 2020, U.S.-China Phase One Economic And Trade Agreement. That’s because economics will be the decisive factor in the election. Since the 2016 campaign, foreign trade has been a top economic issue, co-extensive with national security concerns.

What the U.S. won (and lost) in the China trade deal

Markets finally got this week the signed phase 1 U.S.-China trade deal they had waited for. "The market impact is largely the rally we've seen over the past three months," wrote Greg McBride, chief financial analyst at, in a note to Fortune. It's a "cloud of uncertainty" cleared from the U.S. and global economy.

Experts in trade business and law who reviewed the agreement—which was only made available after the signing— tell Fortune the first phase is an important step. But much remains nebulous, particularly for enforceable tangible gains. ...

Column: Trump’s China trade deal doesn’t even get us back to square one, despite immense cost

That sound you may have heard Wednesday morning was that of a heavy truck spinning its wheels, as President Trump signed an agreement with China that imposes a cease-fire in a trade war that has achieved virtually nothing for Americans, except the imposition of enormous economic costs on U.S. consumers, farmers and manufacturers.


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