Monday, September 28, 2020

Tag: trade

While China picks winners, Trump picks losers

As with so much else, Trump is determined to Take America Backwards Again.

US Needs ‘sh*thole’ countries, not the other way around

America’s prosperity and security are greatly dependent on the goodwill and cooperation of other nations, developed and emerging markets alike.

No #NAFTA2, yes to trade for people & planet

We need to transform trade so it serves the people and protects the planet.

When empires fall

The United States’ reign as an Empire is coming to an end.

World unites against Trump on climate

Donald Trump is learning the hard way that he cannot thwart the entire world on climate change and expect to continue with business as usual.

Making NAFTA worse

Trump promised to negotiate the widely loathed trade deal, which would be great – except he's giving corporations even more power to offshore jobs.

Trump and trade

Trump wants to “renegotiate” trade deals like NAFTA. But there's no evidence he wants to fix their corrosive impact on labor protections or environmental standards.

Trade is Trump’s biggest broken promise

Trump, who campaigned promising to “drain the swamp” in Washington, has filled his administration with the very swamp creatures his voters hated.

Trade denialism continues: Trade really did kill manufacturing jobs

This level of dishonesty separates trade out from most other areas of public debate.

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.

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10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

From superpower to failed state: Inequality and the public health crisis in America

The pandemic has shined a spotlight on the failings of leaders and elites.

The rise of Christian nationalism in America

Or maybe it's how to legislate evil and punish the poor.

Trump breaks world records for longest tax audit, if not presidential scandals

Why doesn’t every pundit and every journalist keep repeating: “Deliver the returns. Cut the audit BS. End the legal smoke and mirrors.”

How hypocrites in high places have contributed to the riots in the streets

A decades-long wealth grab by the richest Americans has left millions of Americans on the brink of poverty — and poverty begets violence.