Lori Wallach

Lori Wallach, director of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch division, is co-author of Whose Trade Organization?

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016
RIP TPP
The news that the White House and Republican congressional leaders have given up on passing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is welcome. That the TPP would be defeated by Congress if brought to a vote signals that Trojan-horse “trade” agreements that expand corporate power and shrink Americans’...
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Monday, October 05, 2015
If There Really Is a Final TPP Deal: Can It Pass Congress?
If there really is a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal, its fate in Congress is highly uncertain given the narrow margin by which trade authority passed this summer, the concessions made to get a deal, and growing congressional and public concerns about the TPP’s threats to jobs, wages, safe...
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Monday, June 15, 2015
Fast Track Down
The Fast Track trade authority package was rejected Friday because two years of effort by a vast corporate coalition, the White House and GOP leaders -- and weeks of deals swapped for yes votes -- could not assuage a majority in the House of Representatives facing constituents' concerns that more...
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Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Fast Track to Income Inequality
Corporate interests were fiercely lobbying for President Obama to dedicate serious time in this State of the Union speech to pushing fast track and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in order to try to overcome growing congressional and public opposition to both, but instead he made only a brief passing reference.
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Friday, December 20, 2013
Get Ready for the 2014 Trade Tsunami
Hard work, smart planning and perseverance made 2013 a year of inspiring fair-trade activism.
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Tuesday, May 21, 2013
A 'Legislative Laxative': On Fast-Tracking, Democracy, and Free Trade
What do a zombie, handcuffs, a steamroller and a legislative luge run for job-killing trade agreements all have in common? They're all apt metaphors of an expired, scandalously anti-democratic procedure called Fast Track.
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Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Can a “Dracula Strategy” Bring Trans-Pacific Partnership into the Sunlight?
While the election season seized everyone’s attention, government officials and 600 official corporate “advisors” were working behind closed doors to complete the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
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Tuesday, July 03, 2012
'NAFTA on Steroids': The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a Global Corporate Coup D'Etat
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