Trump Pressures Congress, Threatens to Terminate NAFTA

President Donald Trump now says that he is planning to formally terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). In a statement Saturday night the president said that he will do this as a way for him to exert pressure on Congress. He is anxious to get congressional approval for his new trade deal with Canada and Mexico which he maintains is better than NAFTA. Most experts do not agree with this, and believe that the president is merely trying to gain political points with his supporters since he heavily criticized NAFTA when he was campaigning to become president. read more

From Clinton to Obama: Reregulating the Deregulatory Era

Coming from what many would consider a "far Left" ideological foundation, my assertion is that this antagonism between the so-called "left" and "right" has been merely a smokescreen to divide us even further while the wealthy interests who actually dictate legislation---buying and manipulating politicians from both parties---continue to plunder our resources and bring our economy to the brink of collapse while we do nothing other than yell and scream at the other side.