The TPP is a Trojan horse in a global race to the bottom, giving big corporations and Wall Street banks a way to eliminate laws that get in the way of their profits. The TPP is the wrong remedy to the wrong problem.
Amal Clooney was threatened with jail by Egyptian authorities if she released information about the Egyptian judiciary. Now that she is married to George Clooney, can she blow the whistle on the thugs?
It's hard for a nation to build work skills when its corporations have largely stopped paying for education. Both federal and state corporate tax avoidance is at a stunning rate. This is millions of dollars that isn't going to state taxes, which fund public education.
The collapse of the Middle Eastern states is pointing to climate change as one culprit. The already bad climate problems in the Middle East will only get worse over the next 50 years.
The pattern of Republicans seems to be: if you don’t like the facts, make them up. Legislation based on lies often causes the public to be harmed.