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TTP & TTIP: Map Shows How Trade Deals Would Enable 'Polluter Power-Grab'
The new, interactive tool 'gives people a chance to see if toxic trade is in their own backyard'
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Economists Keep Getting It Wrong Because the Media Coverup Their Mistakes
Most workers suffer serious consequences when they mess up on their jobs. Custodians get fired if the toilet is not clean. Dishwashers lose their job when they break too many dishes, but not all workers are held accountable for the quality of their work. At the top of the list of people who need...
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Hillary Clinton Needs To Declare the Trade War Lost
She'll have more credibility if she doesn't try to convince voters they're better off than they are.
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The Debates: Questions for the Presidential Candidates on Trade and Agriculture Policy
The 2016 election is bizarre, to say the least. While the vast majority of reporting has focused on the horserace and he said she said aspects of the campaigns, the policy proposals put forward by the candidates will have profound and lasting impacts on the citizens they seek to govern. As a recent...
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Holding Clinton’s Feet to the Fire On Climate
Recent difficulties aside, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is the odds on favorite to win the presidency this year—and climate advocates are uneasy about what to expect. She faced immense pressure from a remarkably successful campaign from Senator Bernie Sanders in the presidential...
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Guess Who’s Winning the Argument on Trade?
A top AFL-CIO economist tries not to say, "I told you so."
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From NAFTA to TPP, Canada Hasn't Learned From Free Trade Mistakes
Barbed wire still protects the cracked pavement where an abandoned John Deere plant used to operate in Welland, Ontario. The building, still standing, is testimony to the Niagara region's former status as a manufacturing powerhouse. (You can see the ruins of that once-prosperous period for yourself...
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What Workers Aren’t Hearing from Democrats
Donald Trump's reception on Labor Day in a traditional Democratic stronghold should be sounding alarm bells for the Clinton campaign.
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Prominent Scholars Decry TPP's "Frontal Attack" on Law and Democracy
"Today's letter from top legal experts makes clear: ISDS undermines the American judicial system and tilts the playing field further in favor of big multinational corporations"
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At WaPo, You Can Say Anything to Support TPP–or to Smear Sanders
In pushing trade agreements, it is fair to say anything, even if it has no relationship to the truth. Therefore it is not surprising to see Fareed Zakaria ( Washington Post , 9/1/16 ) pushing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by claiming that it will boost growth, and attacking Bernie Sanders for...
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