Interesting Dem Claims
carlremick at hotmail.com
Thu Aug 24 07:56:10 PDT 2000
>From: Maria Gilmore <Maria.Gilmore at gte.net>
>Heard a guy with the Gore campaign defending NAFTA by stating that since it
>went into effect there has been "real progress" in cleaning up the
>environment in the border area of Mexico and, "wages have been rising in
>a result of NAFTA. Any reality to these statements?
No, unless there have been some dramatic advances in the last couple of
years. Nader's Public Citizen group has a "NAFTA at Five Years Report Card"
at http://www.citizen.org/pctrade/nafta/reports/5years.htm covering Jan. '94
to Jan. '99 that presents a bleak picture concerning both the environmental
and wage issues.
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