Thursday, December 1, 2022

Tag: NAFTA

Where does inequality come from?

By taking from the needy and giving to the rich, this one deliberate act by Congress would further widen economic disparity in our country by nearly $1.8 trillion.

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.

Trump and trade

Trump wants to “renegotiate” trade deals like NAFTA. But there's no evidence he wants to fix their corrosive impact on labor protections or environmental standards.

President Trump’s dramatic retreat on trade

If we had full transparency into the operations of the Trump family business, we would know if happy business leaders are improving the Trump Organization’s bottom line.

Donald Trump’s deepest fraud?

Without a doubt, the aristocracies of the U.S. and of all of its allied countries want this type of world government, even though it would hurt the publics everywhere.

The problem isn’t Trump, it’s bigger

While we resist, we also need to promote a positive agenda of what we want to see.

Will Trump’s US trade representative be another Pro-NAFTA, Pro-TPP type?

If Trump is considering this guy as USTR for real it would just show us one more betrayal of his campaign promises.

Report Warns TPP Will Force Another Mass-Migration Into US

“Look around the rain-fed corn farms in Oaxaca state, and in vast areas of Mexico, and one sees few young men, just elderly people and single mothers.”

TransCanada Files NAFTA Suit Demanding More Than $15 Billion for Keystone...

TransCanada recently filed a lawsuit against the United States because of the U.S. rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline.

Trans Pacific Trickle-Down Economics

If we allow the Trans-Pacific Partnership to pass, big corporations and Wall Street will be the only ones who will benefit. The idea that trickle-down economics will occur if this bill passes is a myth.

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As corporations enjoy record-high profits, experts urge Congress to ‘rein them in’

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Populist climate action requires thinking about freedom from specific oppressors—not just species survival

The climate crisis is a form of oppression by a wealthy few.

San Francisco approves police deployment of potentially lethal, remote-controlled robots

“Robots will only be used as a deadly force option when [the] risk of loss of life to members of the public or officers is imminent and outweighs any other force option available to SFPD.”