Trump represents a risk to international economic conditions, and U.S. policy predictability has diminished raising the prospect of sudden changes with potential global implications.
"Everyone knows what that means, right? We've been talking about this for a long time. Okay, a great thing for the American worker, what we just did."
Context: When people attacked New Balance, the reason, ironically enough, was its opposition to the TPP, an agreement many on the left oppose
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is promising that he will do everything he can in the Senate to stop TPP from being approved.
Apparently going nowhere for now in the Nation's Capital are the three pieces of stinko trade legislation that nobody wants to register a vote for or against before confronting voters.
The 61 House Democrats led by Congressional Progressive Caucus co-chairs Keith Ellison and Raul Grijalva are demanding a new funding mechanism for the cost of TAA for displaced workers; but they did not call for a corporate tax hike to cover the cost. Why? Because this is America and corporations get a free ride which is precisely why Washington politicians let corporations write the trade agreement in secret.
A Trade Promotion Authority bill passed the U.S. Senate 62-37 Friday night, with 48 Republicans and 14 Democrats voting for the measure.
Hillary Clinton has a real conundrum on her hands. It's her walking-on-eggs observation about the upcoming Trans-Pacific Partnership vote. The vote will be in tandem with another controversial trade deal with the European Union, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
It has been 70 years this year since Japan's bid to launch what it called the "Greater East Asian Co-Prosperity Sphere" came crashing to the ground
O'Malley is hardly a household name in America, but he is making his case for president, by staking out bold positions well to the left of presumptive Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton.
Eviscerated by President Obama in Cleveland, Speaker Boehner had no option but to try to bury Obama's budget in well-tried but obvious lies
President Obama and Mexican president, Enrique Peña Nieto, talked yesterday about various issues involving the two countries, including Cuba, immigration, drug war violence and border security
Like a snake in a woodpile, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) lies dangerously in wait to be fast-tracked to International Big Boy land where giant foreign and domestic money interests will control every aspect of U.S. trade dealings with the 11 other member countries of TPP.
If I have a cause as a contributing writer to PoliticusUSA, it is to expose the ongoing and relentless attempts to render the Postal Service as a largely irrelevant errand boy for giant for-profit corporate interests.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a trade agreement that is really a multi-trillion dollar gift that hands multi-nationals enormous powers