Monday, July 22, 2024

Tag: trade deals

The new trade agenda: Deals that promote equality rather than inequality

These are the sort of rules that we should be looking to include in future trade agreements.

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.

Truth: The first casuality in trade debates

There is a lot of money at stake in getting Congress to approve the deal and they have no intention of letting the truth get in the way.

A progressive path forward on trade

How do we get other countries to stop, change their strategies and spend more like we do?

As Congress Prepares for TPP Fight, Another Trade Deal Nears Completion

Sweeping multilateral free trade deals have become a hot button issue in the ongoing US presidential election.

Bernie Sanders Vows to Reform Job-Killing Trade Deals

“I will not send any trade deals to Congress that make it easier for corporations to shut down in this country and move abroad.”

Obama’s Kabuki Theater

Does the 17th-century Japanese art form sum up the White House's production of the Trans-Pacific Partnership? If we're talking about elaborate sets and costuming, rhythmic dialogue and stylized acting, then we would have to say so.

Odd Bedfellows, Lying Together

The TPP isn’t the solution. As Jim Hightower describes it: "it’s just another global trade scam coming at us like a volcanic eruption straight out of hell." Don't let the TPP gang steal our democratic rights and turn our futures to global corporations.

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Dear Democrats—change the message! Please!

Ideally this can be resolved by the Democrats engaging in focused strategic and tactical consideration with one over-riding goal: How to retain the White House and Senate and win back the House.

Groundbreaking study highlights urgent need to protect global forest carbon sinks

Published in Nature, the study underscores the importance of global forests in absorbing carbon dioxide and calls for immediate action to protect these ecosystems.

‘Largest IT outage in history’ causes global chaos: Flights grounded, hospitals and banks disrupted

As the global community grapples with the aftermath of what is being termed the largest IT outage in history, the focus remains on restoring normalcy and addressing the vulnerabilities exposed by this incident.