Friday, October 22, 2021

Tag: trade

TPP is dead. Time for a progressive trade vision.

Together we can win a more just and sustainable future for us all, across borders.

Why is Washington still pushing the trans-pacific partnership?

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) embodies the stacked deck. It was negotiated in secret of, by and for the global corporations.

A progressive path forward on trade

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

Stiglitz Speaks: Globalization’s Grand Failure, Apple & Bad Trade Deals

Why do so many policymakers in Europe and the United States continue to push globalization, despite the evidence?

June’s Enormous, Humongous Trade Deficit is Up 9 Percent

The June trade deficit rose from the months prior because of rising imports.

Clinton Commits: No TPP, Fundamentally Rethink Trade Policies

Clinton’s statement helps. Asking members of Congress to vote against TPP would help more.

TPP: The Devil’s in the Details

The TPP is a massive trade and investment agreement that dwarfs, but does not replace, NAFTA in its scope.

The Violent Image That America Projects To the World

“That respect and admiration that America once received is being steadily eroded largely because of the policies that the U.S. government is pursuing foreign affairs and domestic matters.”

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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