Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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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Chevron responsible for spilling nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into California canyon

The seepage began in May and has been intermittently leaking until last Tuesday.

The taint on Trump

What has our country become? A country that accepts rapists as their leaders?

Here’s Elizabeth Warren’s plan to close the wage gap for women of color

"It’s time to build an America that recognizes the role that women of color play in their families and in the economy."

Americans are dying because they can’t afford their insulin

“My son and Jesy, they were murdered. They were killed by big Pharma. The cause of death should actually be on their death certificates, corporate greed.”

10 ways Andrew Wheeler has decimated EPA protections in just one year

Trump’s EPA administrator should change the name of his agency to “Every Polluter’s Ally.”