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'Trump Is a Fraud, Exhibit One Billion': Trade Deficit Soars to 12-Year High Despite President's Promises to Wipe It Out

"Trump pledged to eliminate the trade deficit and end job outsourcing, but the overall 2020 deficit is on track to be larger than when he took office, and his Labor Department has certified more than 300,000 American jobs were lost to outsourcing and imports during his presidency."

Jake Johnson ·


Confirming He 'Does Not Give a Crap About Working People,' Trump Proposes Rejoining TPP

"In a series of broken promises Trump made to the working people of this country, rejoining the job-killing Trans-Pacific Partnership would be the biggest yet," warned Sen. Bernie Sanders

Jake Johnson ·




Citing Joe Biden's Troubling Voting Record, Bernie Sanders Warns 'My God... Trump Will Eat His Lunch'

The Vermont senator said defeating Trump in 2020 will require "ideas that are going to excite and energize millions of people who right now are not particularly active in politics, and who may not vote at all."

Jake Johnson ·


Trump’s Japan Deal Another Win for Global Meat Companies

The Trump administration is building quite a record of favoritism for these multinationals that now rivals its well-known allegiance to the fossil fuel industry.

Ben Lilliston ·


The Incredible Belief That Corporate Ownership Does Not Influence Media Content

Given that "90% of the United States' media is controlled by five media conglomerates," the top executive at many news outfits is likely the CEO of a multinational corporation. 

Alison Rose Levy ·


Did Obama's Trade Legacy Just Hammer the Green New Deal?

The path towards achieving climate goals must address the revamping of trade rules

Ben Lilliston ·



Trade Wars and Diminished Credibility

The U.S. remains in a precarious economic situation, as does the world, and that means Trump's trade war and nationalism, coupled with bank deregulation, could inflict more risk on depleted economies.

Nomi Prins ·

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