Friday, February 3, 2023

Tag: trade policy

Trade policy won’t work for workers till it works for women

The Biden administration needs to adopt a gender and social inclusion framework for future trade negotiations and agreements.

What kind of trade policy should progressives support?

The extraordinary surge in popular support for expanding public health care, a “Green New Deal,” and other progressive policies demonstrates a powerful...

Trump and Trade: At Least Partially Right

Prominent figures in politics and the media are now using the association with Trump to discredit critics of US trade policy, but this cannot be an excuse to prevent this important debate.

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Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

A school choice nightmare: Families getting government funding to switch from public to private...

The harrowing story of a Maine family shows the potential perils families face when they transfer to privately run schools that are less subject to government oversight.

GOP readies ‘shameful’ vote to oust Omar from House Committee

"The GOP is riddled with white nationalists and antisemites. It is infuriating and absurd that they are trying to distract from the bigoted hatred in their own party by attacking a progressive woman of color."

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

City trees save lives, first-of-its-kind study finds

Planting trees has additional benefits for communities beyond keeping cities cool, such as reducing air pollution and boosting mental health.