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To Those Who Trusted Him on Trade, Trump Prepares 'Punch in the Face'
Should the Trump administration's NAFTA plans come to fruition, it'll be "globalism by Goldman Sachs," according to one commentator
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The Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) says no TPP. Views
Trump is a Catastrophe, But So was the TPP
Why Are My Highly Educated Friends So Ignorant About Trade?
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Dance on the Grave of the TPP
The Trans-Pacific Partnership was effectively dead before Donald Trump's inauguration but, somehow, it always seemed poised to emerge from the grave and walk among the living once more. But now it appears to be buried for good, and it was Trump who dealt the final, though largely symbolic , blow...
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If Progressives Want to Defeat Trump, They Must Win Back Workers
In opposing Trump, we must not slip into defending neoliberalism
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Trump Declares TPP Still Dead. So Now What?
President Trump formally withdrew the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Though TPP was killed by a long progressive fight that resulted in it not having the votes to pass Congress, of course, he took credit for killing it himself. TPP was another “trade” deal written in secret using a...
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The Death of the Toxic Trade Deal TPP Was Long Overdue - But Don’t Praise Trump for It
It’s good news that the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) is dead. In fact, the toxic deal – a pacific version of US-EU deal TTIP – was already dead before Trump took office. Popular pressure from trade unions and campaign groups in the US and elsewhere had killed it. Even free-trader Hillary Clinton...
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Trump's "Disastrous" Regulatory Cuts Imperil Public for Corporate Benefit
Slashing regulations by 75 percent, as Trump pledged, would come at the expense of workers, the environment, and public health
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Does Trump's Withdrawal From TPP Signal a New Approach to Trade Agreements?
Today, President Trump signed an executive order fulfilling his campaign promise to withdraw the signature of the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement (TPP). Although EFF was a strong opponent of the TPP, President Trump's reasons for withdrawal from the agreement are not EFF'...
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The TPP Is Officially Dead. Thank the People's Movement, Not Trump.
"Donald Trump's administration is profoundly anti-worker, and his decision to pull out of the Trans Pacific Partnership doesn't change that"
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Protest banner reads "System change not climate change." Views
After the TPP, Here’s a Progressive Vision for Trade
This op-ed was originally published on the Sierra Club's Compass blog on November 16, 2016. Opposition to status-quo trade deals has reached unprecedented heights. The entire 2016 election cycle featured a widespread, trans-partisan rebuke of trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership that...
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