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Citing Joe Biden's Troubling Voting Record, Bernie Sanders Warns 'My God... Trump Will Eat His Lunch'
The Vermont senator said defeating Trump in 2020 will require "ideas that are going to excite and energize millions of people who right now are not particularly active in politics, and who may not vote at all."
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 Part of the pushback against these deals is the continued growth in rural communities of controversial factory farms (operations with thousands, if not tens of thousands, of animals producing large amounts of manure) primarily to feed exporting agribusiness companies. (Photo: KOMUnews/cc/flickr) Views
Trump’s Japan Deal Another Win for Global Meat Companies
The Trump administration is building quite a record of favoritism for these multinationals that now rivals its well-known allegiance to the fossil fuel industry.
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When citizens blind themselves to a news organization’s corporate entanglements, and trust the outlet to be truthful anyway, it is, to put it mildly, extraordinarily naïve. (Photo: CBInsights) Views
The Incredible Belief That Corporate Ownership Does Not Influence Media Content
Given that "90% of the United States' media is controlled by five media conglomerates," the top executive at many news outfits is likely the CEO of a multinational corporation.
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Protester holds a sign reading: Protect workers and the environment Views
Did Obama's Trade Legacy Just Hammer the Green New Deal?
The path towards achieving climate goals must address the revamping of trade rules
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Confirming He 'Does Not Give a Crap About Working People,' Trump Proposes Rejoining TPP
"In a series of broken promises Trump made to the working people of this country, rejoining the job-killing Trans-Pacific Partnership would be the biggest yet," warned Sen. Bernie Sanders
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Trade Wars and Diminished Credibility
The U.S. remains in a precarious economic situation, as does the world, and that means Trump's trade war and nationalism, coupled with bank deregulation, could inflict more risk on depleted economies.
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US Progressives Express Solidarity With Anti-TPP Protests as 11 Nations Sign Revised Corporate-Friendly Trade Deal
In Chile, critics took to the streets with signs declaring, "No to modern slavery, no to the TPP-11" and "The TPP and TPP-11 are the same!"
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 "While chanting his mantra of “America First,” Donald Trump has so far followed policies that have only eased the way for the Chinese dragon to roar past Uncle Sam, with the Russian bear not far behind." (Photo: Presidential Administration of Russia) Views
Donald Trump Offers a Helping Hand to China and Russia
Giving American isolationism new meaning in the twenty-first century.
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Unfair Trade: US Beef Has a Climate Problem
Growing global demand for beef is hindering efforts to combat climate change, scientists say
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"Although EFF has been keeping an open mind about the agreement until we have a better idea of what it will contain, the secrecy of its first negotiation round augurs poorly for what is to come," Malcolm writes. Views
As First NAFTA Round Opens in Secrecy, Digital Rights Groups Fear Another TPP
The opening round of a series of negotiations over a proposed revised North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) began this week in Washington, D.C. between trade representatives from the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Already it is clear that the office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR...
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