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.
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
There aren’t a lot of steel jobs in the U.S. anymore but the ones that remain are about the disappear as U.S. Steel announces more layoffs. At the core of layoffs is unrestricted free trade that
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
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 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
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
With the Trans-Pacific Partnership likely headed our way in the next few months, journalists and pundits are already weighing in. There are some smart takes. Not surprisingly, one of those comes from