The Trouble With NAFTA's Chapter 11

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In this clip from "Trading Democracy," Bill Moyers introduces NAFTA's chapter 11 provision, which gives Canada, Mexico and US corporations the right to sue governments if they believe they have been hurt by the government. Court proceedings are closed to

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In this clip from "Trading Democracy," Bill Moyers introduces NAFTA's chapter 11 provision, which gives Canada, Mexico and US corporations the right to sue governments if they believe they have been hurt by the government. Court proceedings are closed to the public and these secret NAFTA tribunals can force taxpayers to pay billions of dollars in lawsuits filed by corporations against the US. Trading Democracy is an episode from NOW with Bill Moyers, a weekly show that aired from 2002 to 2005 and featured documentary reporting as well as in-depth one-on-one interviews. Learn more about the series here: http://billmoyers.com/series/now-with-bill-moyers/