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Media Roundtable: NAFTA trade negotiations & the plight of Venezuelan refugees in Brazil

Aug 30, 2018


On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss the backlash against Venezuelan refugees in Brazil. Millions of Venezuelans have fled to neighboring countries due to the economic crisis and shortages of food and other essentials.

We will also talk about Donald Trump's announcement to pursue a new trade pact with Mexico to replace NAFTA. How are reporters covering Trump’s trade policy and NAFTA's impact on workers' rights and environmental standards?

Guests:

David Cay Johnston, Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporter and author of many bestselling books, including It's Even Worse Than You Think: What the Trump Administration Is Doing to America

Zach Carter, senior political economy reporter for HuffPost

Will Carless, correspondent for Reveal covering extremism

Web Resources:

DCReport: Trump’s ‘Easy’ Trade War: A Report From The Front

Huffington Post: Trump’s Tariff War Is The Final Act Of A Broken System

The HILL: Worker rights must be at the core of NAFTA renegotiations

Reveal: The Hate Report: The story behind Trump’s South Africa tweet

Deutsche Welle: Displaced Venezuelans fear for their lives in Brazil

Bloomberg: Brazil’s North Embraces Hardline Presidential Candidate

Deutsche Welle:Unlikely and unlikable, Jair Bolsonaro could lead Brazil