Stop Sending Mixed Signals to General Pinochet
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Compa, Lance A.
[Excerpt] We should not apologize for U.S. enforcement of the new labor rights laws against Chile. Critics have attacked them as "backdoor protectionism" aimed at keeping out foreign products. U.S. unionists, though, report a genuine enthusiasm among their rank-and-file members, not for the prospect of shutting out foreign goods but the hope of better pay and working conditions for their foreign counterparts.
Chile; Pinochet; foreign policy; international trade; labor rights; human rights; anti-unionism
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