Trans-Pacific Partnership

Opinion: Trump’s Trade Policies Are Already Hurting Texas Ranchers

Opinion: Trump’s Trade Policies Are Already Hurting Texas Ranchers

Trump represents a risk to international economic conditions, and U.S. policy predictability has diminished raising the prospect of sudden changes…

7 years ago

Trump Signs Executive Order Withdrawing from Trans-Pacific Partnership

"Everyone knows what that means, right? We've been talking about this for a long time. Okay, a great thing for…

7 years ago

If You Burned Your New Balance Shoes, You Burned Them For No Reason At All

Context: When people attacked New Balance, the reason, ironically enough, was its opposition to the TPP, an agreement many on…

7 years ago

Bernie Sanders Promises To Do Everything He Can To Stop TPP On The Senate Floor

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is promising that he will do everything he can in the Senate to stop TPP from…

8 years ago

House Republicans Go On Vacation Without Voting On Fast Track

Apparently going nowhere for now in the Nation's Capital are the three pieces of stinko trade legislation that nobody wants…

9 years ago

61 House Democrats Are Taking A Stand Against Corporate America

The 61 House Democrats led by Congressional Progressive Caucus co-chairs Keith Ellison and Raul Grijalva are demanding a new funding…

9 years ago

U.S. Senate Sells Out American Workers By Passing Fast Track Trade Bill 62-37

A Trade Promotion Authority bill passed the U.S. Senate 62-37 Friday night, with 48 Republicans and 14 Democrats voting for…

9 years ago

Hillary Clinton, TPP And The Lurking Elizabeth Warren

Hillary Clinton has a real conundrum on her hands. It's her walking-on-eggs observation about the upcoming Trans-Pacific Partnership vote. The…

9 years ago

Agreeing the Past Never Happened: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Congress

It has been 70 years this year since Japan's bid to launch what it called the "Greater East Asian Co-Prosperity…

9 years ago

Ready For Martin? O’Malley Makes His Case Running To Clinton’s Left

O'Malley is hardly a household name in America, but he is making his case for president, by staking out bold…

9 years ago

Obama’s Cleveland Appearance Leaves Boehner No Other Option but to Lie – Again

Eviscerated by President Obama in Cleveland, Speaker Boehner had no option but to try to bury Obama's budget in well-tried…

9 years ago

President Obama Demonstrates Statesmanship to Republicans in Meeting Mexico’s President

President Obama and Mexican president, Enrique Peña Nieto, talked yesterday about various issues involving the two countries, including Cuba, immigration,…

9 years ago

First Order Of The 2015 Right-Wing Majority Is The TPP. Beware!

Like a snake in a woodpile, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) lies dangerously in wait to be fast-tracked to International Big…

9 years ago

Congress and Backroom Trade Pacts Grease Skids for FedEx at the Expense of the USPS

If I have a cause as a contributing writer to PoliticusUSA, it is to expose the ongoing and relentless attempts…

10 years ago

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Sure Sounds Benign Enough. It Isn’t!!!

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a trade agreement that is really a multi-trillion dollar gift that hands multi-nationals enormous powers

10 years ago