Thursday, November 21, 2019

Tag: trade agreement

China tariffs are a regressive tax on Americans, and risk a...

The middle class and poor pay a larger percentage of their incomes on these tariffs than do the rich.

An historic opportunity to transform trade when we stop NAFTA II

We can stop NAFTA II and replace corporate trade with a new model that raises working conditions and protects the environment.

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.

VIDEO: Undocumented Trans Activist Jennicet Gutiérrez Challenges Obama on Deportations at...

As President Obama’s immigration policy came under challenge Wednesday at the White House, join Democracy Now to talk Activist Jennicet Gutiérrez about her direct action at the White House.

Obama’s Ugly Show of Presidential Petulance

The President has "worked himself into such a tizzy over the TPP." While his progressive friends in Congress are questioning the secret trade agreement, Obama is lashing out at them in a pathetic show of presidential petulance.

Why the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement is a Pending Disaster

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.

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In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says goodbye to fossil...

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Enough with the fake rhino horns

Scientists have once again developed a method to fabricate horns in the lab, supposedly to disrupt poachers and wildlife traffickers. Here’s why that won’t work.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."