Exporting Jobs - Importing Workers and Refugees
"Free trade" agreements have accomplished much - most notably profit for transnational corporations at the expense of American jobs and technology. Our manufacturing base, and increasingly our knowledge base, hardly exist in recognizable form.
The current Summer, 2012 issue of The Social Contract addresses the consequences of so-called free trade. This is a particularly good issue, at least in my opinion. Here are links to the articles that you can read online: