Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns

Representing Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers, Maryknoll Sisters, and Maryknoll Lay Missioners
  • Sri Lanka children - Jim Stipe
  • Golden calf on Wall Street
  • Seedbag
  • Altar in Palestine - R Rodrick Beiler
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Resources on U.S. Trade Policy

The following are additional resources on U.S. trade policy, which correspond to our two-page election brief, "U.S. Trade Policy: Putting People and Planet First.Find our entire series on Faithful Voting and Global Issues here.


  • Explore the website of the Citizens Trade Campaign, an organization working for social and environmental justice in trade policy.  
  • Check out Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch program for more information on globalization and trade justice.  
  • Read these fact sheets by the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy on what the “new NAFTA” means for farming and food justice.
  • Read our statement on the USMCA deal, or the "New NAFTA," from January 2020.
  • Listen to the "Rethinking Trade" podcast to learn more about how activists and scholars understand our current system and ways we can adapt it to better serve people and protect the planet. 



  • Watch a webinar on labor rights in Mexico featuring Mexican labor activists and lawyers Susana Prieto and Oscar Alzaga. 
  • Celebrate the Season of Creation, September 1-October 4, a time for Christians to renew our relationship with the earth, including through pushing for trade justice and learning about the intersection of trade and environmental policy. 
  • Read and share Pope Francis's general audience address from September 2, 2020, in which he discusses our global interdependence, including through trade, and the need for solidarity.