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Trump Trade Position Is Opposite Of What People Think It Is
One of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s stronger economic appeals to working-class voters is his position on trade. Trump understands that people are upset that “trade” deals have moved so many jobs out of the country and he offers solutions that sound like he is saying he will...
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Free People from ‘Dictatorship’ of the 0.01%
“The only way to counter globalisation—just a plot of land in some central place, keep it covered in grass, let there be a single tree, even a wild tree.” This is how dear friend and eminent writer Mahasweta Devi, who passed away on July 28, at the age of 90, quietly laid out her imagination for...
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Grassroots Democrats Are Making the TPP a Big Issue in Congressional Races
Opponents of the flawed trade deal are making the issue central to primary campaigns.
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Why Say No to the TPP? Corporations Already Have Too Much Power
Our hope lies in shifting power to communities and regions that prioritize safety, clean air, children’s health, and locally rooted livelihoods.
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Amid Fierce Opposition, Obama and Big Biz Still Resolute in Pushing TPP
Populist momentum behind the anti-TPP movement has forced many politicians to back away from the deal
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Hillary, "You're Screwing it Up": An Open Letter From a Bernie Delegate
Dear Secretary Clinton: Like most of the other Bernie Sanders delegates at the national convention last week, I don’t trust you. At the same time, we have a common interest in defeating Donald Trump . That ought to be the basis for a tactical alliance during the next 99 days -- but you need to make...
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A rally against the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) in Wellington, New Zealand, November 8, 2014. Views
Millions of People Yearning for a "Brexit" from Destructive Trade Deals
U.S. President Barack Obama’s recent visit to Canada, against the backdrop of Brexit and the U.S. presidential campaign, had many opinion leaders trying to dismiss concerns about free trade. Now, we’re told, people who are against free trade are isolationists who want to entrench themselves in the...
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Hillary Clinton Needs to Wake Up. Trump Is Stealing the Voters She Takes for Granted
For the first time in living memory, the Republicans are outflanking the Democrats on the left. If they don’t rise to the challenge, they’ll be trounced
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TPP Opposition: Make Them Do It And Hold Them To It
Elites take “globalization” as a given because “trade” deals have pushed sovereignty off the table and locked governments out of decision-making over things like stopping offshoring of jobs and protecting domestic industries. They smirk knowingly and wink and nod when politicians respond to citizen...
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As Clinton Readies for Nomination, Unions Hope It's Zero Hour for TPP
'I would like for her to articulate who she will be as president as the United States'
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