Thursday, August 16, 2018

Tag: TPP

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.

Building the commons as an antidote to predatory capitalism

We are building a world in which people work together to solve common problems and create a more equitable economy and better lives for all of us.

Trump declares TPP still dead. So now what?

How do we manage globalization and trade for the benefit of all of us instead of using it to set all of us against each other?

The trade deal crusaders: Can they never learn?

The TPP and other next generation trade deals are also about putting in place stronger and longer patent and copyright protections.

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.

The slow, painful death of the TPP

Did the decision by proponents of the TPP to push ahead with their deal almost certainly cost Hillary Clinton the election?

TPP is dead. Time for a progressive trade vision.

Together we can win a more just and sustainable future for us all, across borders.

How a battle over affordable medicine helped kill the TPP

The debate about an exotic new kind of drug delayed the trade deal for years, thanks in part to relentless advocates who stood up to big pharma.

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.

VICTORY! The TPP is dead: The people defeat transnational corporate power

We still have a lot of work to do, but we should celebrate this great victory and move to set a people’s agenda for the United States.

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How a small town in Iowa freed local workers from ICE detention

It was the largest Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raid in the state since 2008.

Sheriff resigns after arrested for conspiracy to sell drugs and extortion

After residing in jail over the weekend, Tallahatchie County Sheriff William Brewer resigned as sheriff ahead of his court appearance on Tuesday.

Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.

Union ironworker wins democratic primary in Wisconsin to possibly replace Paul Ryan

While democrats believe they can win Ryan's seat, Bryce will be up against Republican Bryan Steil, an attorney and business executive who was endorsed by Ryan.

Military cover-Up? 100s of migrants feared dead in mass grave at AZ’s Barry Goldwater...

It is believed that there are hundreds, if not more, individual human remains still there on the bombing range, but the federal government is not allowing anybody on to search for these individuals.

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