chapter  8
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Making Room for Democracy: Three Moments in the Struggle Against Trade and Investment Regimes in the Americas

This chapter is based on the experiences of a researcher and writer with a long history of engagement and activism in the movements and processes described. These include being a participant in the movement against the original CanadaUnited States Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA), in Common Frontiers, and in a tri-national coalition against NAFTA, as well as an observer in the growth and development of the Hemispheric Social Alliance.