The borderline war

Walsh, Kenneth T.; Hage, David
September 1993
U.S. News & World Report;9/13/93, Vol. 115 Issue 10, p61
Examines how the battle over the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)--which would tear down trade barriers between the United States, Mexico and Canada--promises to be one of the most closely contested and bitter battles in years. How Ross Perot is poised to begin a nationwide blitz against NAFTA; President Bill Clinton's counterattack; Strange alliances that are emerging over the treaty. INSET: San Antonio is hot for NAFTA, by Jim Impoco..


Related Articles

  • Money isn't everything.  // New Hampshire Business Review;10/29/93, Vol. 15 Issue 20, p6 

    Opinion. Comments on the leadership displayed by Ross Perot, an anti-North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) activist. Anti-NAFTA rally in Manchester, New Hampshire.

  • Perot's anti-NAFTA tract gets spotlight at rally. Barrett, Joyce // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;8/30/1993, Vol. 166 Issue 42, p12 

    Discusses politician-businessman Ross Perot's actions against the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). `Save Your Job, Save Our Country' co-author Pat Choate's reiteration of Perot's disapproval of NAFTA; Perot's national campaign against NAFTA; Perot's reasons; Perot's efforts as to...

  • Of sucking sounds. Crespo, Mariana // FW;11/9/93, Vol. 162 Issue 22, p26 

    Debunks Ross Perot's claims that the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will benefit Mexico at the cost of American jobs. Labor costs' role in relocation decisions; Benefit to Mexico; Mexico's need for American products; Relative purchasing power of Mexicans as an issue; NAFTA to make...

  • Trade seen as major issue during Perot's August parley. Barrett, Joyce // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;7/27/1995, Vol. 170 Issue 14, p5 

    Focuses on H. Ross Perot's parley in the Dallas Convention Center in Texas in August 1995. Agenda of activities; Discussion of trade issues; Platforms of 1996 presidential candidates regarding free trade; United We Stand as Perot's support group.

  • Lessons from Ross: Some (pro) NAFTA propaganda. Snyder, David // Crain's Chicago Business;11/1/93, Vol. 16 Issue 44, p13 

    Opinion. Comments on former presidential candidate Ross Perot's opposition against the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Perception of Perot as a windbag and a political opportunist; Omission of economic benefits of NAFTA in Perot's tirade against the treaty; Benefits of the treaty.

  • They haven't shut up yet. Dickstein, Leslie; Farley, C.J. // Time;6/13/1994, Vol. 143 Issue 24, p18 

    Presents excerpts from the Commerce Department's relentlessly upbeat `NAFTA News' and from Ross Perot's pessimistic `Afta-NAFTA Update.' `NAFTA News': exports increased $400 million, figures for Big Three auto exports from the US and Canada to Mexico, Ellicott Machine Corp. (Baltimore) sells...

  • Perot brilliant, and knows Capitol address. Garfield, Bob // Advertising Age;11/8/1993, Vol. 64 Issue 47, p56 

    Reviews Ross Perot's infomercial on the problems spelled by the ratification of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Scenes of Matamoros, Mexico showing deplorable living conditions; Interviews with unemployed victims of exported American jobs; Repeated admonitions for viewers to...

  • Picture of health. Duffy, Michael; Barrett, Laurence I. // Time;10/4/1993, Vol. 142 Issue 14, p28 

    Questions if President Bill Clinton, who wows the crowds with his vision of health reform, can persuade Congress to help him deliver his dream. Clinton's speech on health reform short on specifics; White House resistance to being too precise on financing health reform; Figures on Clinton's and...

  • Kantor launches NAFTA push, scoring Perot book. Ostroff, Jim // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;9/3/1993, Vol. 166 Issue 46, p2 

    Reports on United States Trade Representative Mickey Kantor's press conference to refute points raised by Ross Perot in a book against the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Perot's option for status quo; Acceleration of U.S. export boom in textile and apparel shipments; Distortions of...


Read the Article

Other Topics