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The Missed Opportunity On Trade – And What We Must Do Next
The candidates discussed “trade” for a few minutes during the first presidential debate on Monday. Once again the opportunity for a meaningful dialogue on an important issue slipped away. Where do we go from here? That was the subject of a teleconference Wednesday night between activists from...
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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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With TPP on Ropes, It's Corporate Power vs. People Power on Capitol Hill
Statements from Sen. Orrin Hatch suggest lame-duck Senate vote is not off the table
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Protesters hold up anti-TPP signs at the Democratic National Convention in July. News
'Now or Never': Congress Flooded With Calls to Stop TPP on National Day of Action
'Keep jamming the phone lines'
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Wednesday Is National Call-In Day To Stop the TPP
Wall Street, the multinational corporations and President Obama are pushing for a vote on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in the “lame duck” session of Congress that follows the election. Wednesday, September 14, is a national call-in day to Congress to stop this. Use this link , or use this...
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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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