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The TPP and Environment

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On May 19, 2015
The Trans Pacific Partnership is likely to be as disastrous on environmental issues as it is for labor and intellectual freedom. In order to avoid dangerous climate change, scientists estimate that 80 percent of the world’s fossil fuels need to remain in the ground. But coal, natural gas, and oil left in the ground means […]

Obama at Nike

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On May 12, 2015

I get that President Obama is frustrated with Democratic opposition to his beloved Trans-Pacific Partnership. But his behavior shows just how out of touch he is with the party base on economic issues.

ISDS

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On April 30, 2015

Statements made in books by politicians gearing up for the presidency aren’t really worth the paper they are printed on. But I’d rather have Hillary Clinton saying she opposes the Trans Pa

Fast Track

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On April 18, 2015

Above: President Obama’s trade policy. Sadly, on Thursday the Senate gave President Obama fast track authority to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership. This despite the opposition of American

TPP

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On March 27, 2015

Greg Sargent has what I think is a pretty solid run-down of where progressive Democrats are with the Trans-Pacific Partnership. In short, it’s not a strong hand. In this era where many congressi

The Secret Talks

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On March 4, 2015

The secrecy revolving around the Trans-Pacific Partnership continues to disturb those who are interested in fair trade. Noting that this agreement isn’t really even about American exports since

Robert Reich understands that the Trans-Pacific Partnership really isn’t about trade, which is already very free and open. It’s about corporate control over the world: Recent trade agreements have been wins for big corporations and Wall Street, along with their executives and major shareholders. They get better access to foreign markets and billions of consumers. […]

Obama on Inequality

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On February 9, 2015

Barack Obama gets why income inequality is so stark and why the fortunes of American workers have declined so far in the past forty years. President Barack Obama did an interview with Vox.com. At one

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