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Clinton’s Transition Team: A Corporate Presidency Foretold
Like other Bernie Sanders delegates in Philadelphia a few weeks ago, I kept hearing about the crucial need to close ranks behind Hillary Clinton. “Unity” was the watchword. But Clinton has reaffirmed her unity with corporate America. Rhetoric aside, Clinton is showing her solidarity with the...
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Building Alternatives for Food Systems and Trade
Public opposition to free trade agreements, like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), that serve to increase inequality and concentrate corporate power has reached a loud crescendo. We got to this point through years of effort by thousands of civil society groups around the world, reaching out to...
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Rock Against the TPP tour, Seattle, August 2016 News
As Resistance Mounts, TPP Becoming 2016 Election's Third Rail
'Obama has to consider what his campaign to pass the TPP will do to the Democratic Party—or at least he should'
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New Clinton Transition Head Has Some TPP ‘Splainin To Do
Hillary Clinton has appointed Former Colorado Sen. Ken Salazar, a big supporter of TPP, to lead her transition team, should she be elected President. Politico has more, in Clinton campaign transition chief has pushed for TPP : The new chairman of Hillary Clinton’s transition team has been an...
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Obama Provokes Progressive Outrage with All-Out TPP Push
Groups warn that President Obama will help Donald Trump in November with nationwide events promoting unpopular trade deal
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Clinton Transition Team Headed by Anti-Climate 'Powerbroker'
Ken Salazar has previously claimed "there's not a single case where hydraulic fracking has created an environmental problem for anyone"
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How Blocking the Saudi Arms Deal Could Help Stop Lame Duck TPP
In this strategy memo on why progressive Democrats and Empire-skeptic Republicans should do what they reasonably can to assist efforts to block the recently proposed Saudi arms deal, I will cover four points. 1. What's going on 2. Why this is a winnable fight 3. Why blocking/trying to block the...
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The TPP empowers foreign governments to challenge the very policies that prevent us from eating tainted imported foods. (Photo: USDA-ARS) Views
Are You Sure You Want to Eat That?
The alarming volume of food imports turned away at U.S. borders is raising some disturbing implications for the safety of our food under the TPP.
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'Disappointed' in Obama, Sanders Calls on Top Dems to Drop Lame Duck TPP Push
TPP "will cost American jobs, harm the environment, increase the cost of prescription drugs, and threaten our ability to protect public health"
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Bernie Sanders speaks at the 2016 Democratic National Convention News
In Tweetstorm, Bernie Sanders Eviscerates Donald Trump on Trade and Taxes
'Why would we even expect Trump to come up with a serious plan to fix a rigged economy? He's the one who rigged it.'
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