Monday, May 23, 2022

Tag: free trade

Why free trade is bad for you (or most of you...

Free trade is simply a euphemism for the corporate capture of international trade.

Are tariffs good or bad?

Tariffs have been around for centuries and will stay despite all the free trade agreements.

NAFTA talks falter, time to increase pressure

This is the time to be strong and persistent in our demand for an end to NAFTA and a new era of positive trade.

Making NAFTA worse

Trump promised to negotiate the widely loathed trade deal, which would be great – except he's giving corporations even more power to offshore jobs.

Why don’t we have free trade for highly paid professions in...

The potential benefits for the economy would be enormous.

TPP is dead. What did we learn from this great progressive...

We must insist that trade deals never be written to override policies that sovereign governments might later decide are best for their people, culture key industries and the environment.

The TPP and Free Trade: Time to Retake the English Language

The TPP is not about free trade.

The Reality of Free Trade Deals

“We need a genuine reemployment system – including not only unemployment insurance, but also income insurance.”

Free Trade and Globalization Designed To Screw Workers

The fact that trade has exposed manufacturing workers to international competition, but not doctors and lawyers, was a policy choice, not a natural development.

Are Trade Deals Good for America?

If the winners refuse to budge, America could turn its back on free trade – and much else. Indeed, there’s no telling where the anger we’ve seen this primary might lead.

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Bill Baird’s battle for legalized abortion and Roe v. Wade

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As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.