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From Moyers' people:

This week's closed door negotiations between the Democrats and the Bush administration have sparked a keen interest in a new free trade deal.  Tomorrow on Bill Moyers Journal (check local listings at, we ask: Is the new leadership in Congress failing on its promises to workers and cutting a raw deal?  And we know your members will want to tune in.

Following a Bill Moyers essay on the trade deal, Moyers speaks with John R. MacArthur, who offers insight on what this deal means for American workers and the future of unions in America.  Says MacArthur, "It's a union killing movement in the United States.  You cannot form a union in the United States anymore without risking your plant being closed, sent overseas, or other kinds of intimidation."

MacArthur is the author of "The Selling of 'Free Trade': NAFTA, Washington and the Subversion of American Democracy" and he is also president and publisher of Harper's Magazine,

After the broadcast, we will post the essay and interview in their entirety at, as well as make it available on iTunes free of charge.

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