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Tag: free 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.

Obama’s Kabuki Theater

Does the 17th-century Japanese art form sum up the White House's production of the Trans-Pacific Partnership? If we're talking about elaborate sets and costuming, rhythmic dialogue and stylized acting, then we would have to say so.

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Military, Deep State and the American innocence

Like fish in the water, Americans have lost the ability to notice the pervasive and omnipresent propaganda.
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Is Trump a traitor?

Never before has a President of the United States so brazenly sided with a ruthless dictator intent on destroying American democracy.

The Instinct for Cooperation: A Graphic Novel Conversation with Noam Chomsky (Paperback)

An astonishing graphic novel that brings Chomsky's political analysis to bear on real people's stories on the frontlines of America's struggle for economic justice and human dignity.

‘Primary every single one of them:’ 18 Democrats join GOP to pass House resolution...

Denouncing the resolution as a political stunt by the Republican majority, 133 House Democrats opted to vote "present" instead of yes or no.

Denver commits to 100 percent renewable energy by 2030, becomes seventy-third state in US

The announcement came from Mayor Michael Hancock who said cities have a major responsibility to act on climate change.

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