Public Citizen

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Environmentalists have noted that the TPP would undermine many recent goals set out during the Paris climate talks. (Photo: Steven Melkisethian/flickr/cc)
Inciting preemptive pushback from advocacy groups, organized labor, and some Democratic lawmakers, President Barack Obama is expected to beat the drum for the corporate-friendly Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in his State of the Union (SOTU) address on Tuesday night. Tweets about #StopTPP #SOTU2016 His sales pitch for the 12-nation "free-trade"...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Congress' elimination of the rule "makes clear that trade agreements can—and do—threaten even the most favored U.S. consumer protections," said Lori Wallach, director of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch. (Photo: KOMUnews/cc/flickr)
Claims that trade pacts like the pending Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Republican lawmakers and meat industry lobbyists, now bolstered by the WTO ruling, are working to overturn meat labeling provision that 92 percent of public supports. (Photo: Jason Tester Guerilla Futures/cc/flickr)
In a move that watchdogs say presents a "glaring example of how trade...