Monday, June 24, 2024

Tag: trade deal

US-EU steel agreement to be first climate-friendly trade deal if passed

"The Sierra Club commends the Biden administration for pursuing a new, climate-focused agreement with the EU on steel and aluminum trade, which could become the nation’s first climate-friendly trade agreement."

A turning point for the global economy

The USMCA deal, also known as NAFTA 2.0, is a lot of things. But it is not free trade.

Do bullies always win?

Trump's bullying worked with Canada, has half-worked with Iran and North Korea, but has had nothing but malign impact on Israeli-Palestinian relations.

The Reality of Free Trade Deals

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

VIDEO: Breast Cancer Patient Arrested for Protesting TPP: 'This Is Price...

Does the highly secretive TPP agreement between the U.S. and 11 other Pacific Rim nations include a "death sentence clause?" Zahara Heckscher, a cancer patient, talks about why the trade deal "would actually condemn women to death."

TPP Is Not a Trade Fight—It’s a Fight for Democracy

The more we know about the Trans-Pacific Partnership the more we see what a raw deal it is for your democratic rights. It's time for a comprehensive movement to restore a forward-looking people's politics.

Why the Trans-Pacific Partnership Is Nearly Dead

How is it that the pending Trans-Pacific Partnership backed by both President Obama and Republican leaders in Congress is nearly dead? Thankfully America’s real-life distributional game made free trade a near casualty.

The TPP Gang that Can’t Shoot Straight

The TPP deal is crafted by big business for big business. And the reality is it has nothing to do with trade. Therefore, the people and corporate media outlets pushing for the deal are making themselves look foolish.

VIDEO: We Must Take Action Now

Trans Pacific Partnership is moving its way into Congress. While this deal is bad for American's, it's time we stop the TPP from speeding through Congress without debate or amendment.

ISDS a Corporate Cluster Bomb to Obliterate Our People’s Sovereignty

The Trans-Pacific Partnership would empower global corporations to "circumvent and even overturn our local, state and national laws"—a desecration of our nation's democratic ideals. It's time we rebel against the aristocracy of corporate elites.

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UN reports visible signs of wasting among Gaza’s children as aid deliveries falter and temperatures soar.
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When the KKK murdered my childhood friend 

We must never give in to cruelty and violence. It is incumbent on all of us to stand up to bullies and be each other’s protectors.

Chemical fallout from East Palestine train disaster spreads across 16 states, study reveals

The derailment, which involved a Norfolk Southern train carrying hazardous materials, has had far-reaching impacts, with pollutants spreading over 540,000 square miles, significantly larger in scale and scope than initially predicted.

Congress demands answers from Chief Justice Roberts on Supreme Court ethics scandals

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jamie Raskin press Chief Justice John Roberts on ethics standards amid controversies involving Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.

Essential jobs and public school teachers in the US fail to provide living wages

Home health aides, retail salespersons, fast-food workers, and public school teachers are essential to the economy and society, yet their wages fall far short of the cost of living.