Monday, July 15, 2019

Tag: trade deal

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.

Obama Resorts to Government By Sucker Punch—the Secretive TPP Scam

American people are being victimized once again. The government's weapon is a scheme hidden inside a scam called the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). It's time we join the coalition and protest the PR push for corporatizing the people's democratic rights.

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