Details of another secret trade deal have been leaked. This time it's on the Atlantic side. Yet again we see corporations dominating the process, working to get governments out of their way.
This election will be at least partly, if not mostly, about trade. The consequences of decades of moving jobs out of the country are coming home to roost. People are fed up.
Clinton needs to make clear statements – no hedging – in opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership and other similar trade agreements and policies. And she has to mean it.
Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton has an opportunity to address her trade credibility problem by asking President Obama to withdraw the Trans-Pacific Partnership from consideration by Congress.
Prohibiting the ability of plutocrats, corporations, outlaws and the worst of the worst to create anonymous shell corporations to avoid taxes and scrutiny should be at the center of our trade negotiations.
The Chamber of Commerce polled local, state and national business leaders and found they overwhelming support policies like raising the minimum wage. So what did the Chamber do?
You might not know there is an alternative budget proposal that is much more in line with the priorities and values of "We the People," and that budget is in front of the Congress right now.
Last week's Washington Post "Fact Checker" column criticizing Donald Trump's positions on trade demonstrates the elite blindness to how bad things have gotten for millions of Americans.
Our country’s “free trade” agreements have followed a framework of trading away our democracy and middle-class prosperity in exchange for letting the biggest corporations dominate.
Look at Bernie Sanders' surprise 20-point comeback in this week's Michigan primary. With primaries coming soon in the Rust Belt and the South, will Sanders' trade appeal resonate again?
During Thursday's Republican Presidential debate CNN's Dana Bash dishonestly framed a question about Social Security. Here are some facts about Social Security that can help people who are worried by these Republican lies and scare tactics.
There is a lesson to learn from Michigan’s Democratic primary upset: Voters are tired of having their intelligence insulted by cynical politicians using 90’s-style “gotcha’ politics.”
In a presidential debate just two days before Michigan’s primary, Hillary Clinton dropped a ‘gotcha’ bomb on Bernie Sanders, saying he “was against the auto bailout.” Here's what that bomb destroyed.
Trump is tapping into an economic anxiety felt by many, many Americans. Our trade policies are at the root of this anxiety. People get it, and he knows it and says it.
Normally (and according to the Constitution) the process is that the President nominates a new justice, the Senate holds hearings, and there is a vote to confirm that nominee or not. According to the Constitution, that’s their job.