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Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid and ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 07:01 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Senator Bernie Sanders is running for President. From Vermont Public Radio : VPR News has learned from several sources that independent U.S. Sen. Bernie ...
by Armando
Comment Count 816 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 01:37 PM PDT with 536 Recommends
Minority Leader Harry Reid is promising to give ol' ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 10:27 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
Cross-posted from Real Economics . The TPP has brought the issue of "free trade agreements" to the fore again, so I think it is time we looked honestly at what has happened to the three North ...
by NBBooks
Comment Count 46 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 06:38 PM PDT with 57 Recommends
The stories about the President and his aides escalating the fight with progressives over Fast Track and TPP are getting me worked up: Democrats Prepare for Battle as Fast Track Nears the Senate ...
by Michael Lux
Comment Count 543 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 03:30 PM PDT with 357 Recommends
On Friday, in a conference call with reporters, President Obama accused Democratic critics of fast tracking the TPP of being "dishonest," particularly with regard to their claims that the deal is "...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 740 comments on Sat Apr 25, 2015 at 11:03 AM PDT with 366 Recommends
if one can take a break from the personality driven politics in the US in a country where 36% of the "citizens" cannot name the current VP and consider that in this country which was the first ...
by Don midwest
Comment Count 245 comments on Sun Apr 26, 2015 at 06:23 AM PDT with 256 Recommends
As reported in the Huffington Post today, President Obama is saying some mighty strange things about Sen. Elizabeth Warren: "I love Elizabeth. We're allies on a whole host of ...
by Thomas Twinnings
Comment Count 785 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 04:47 PM PDT with 335 Recommends
Bad news, but how bad can't be determined until we see the treaty. A day after President Obama said in a Hardball interview that Elizabeth Warren is wrong in her views ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 411 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 10:27 AM PDT with 224 Recommends
Watching the discussion around the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) gives me a nasty sense of déjà vu. Long before joining AFGE, I worked as a food service worker, licensed practical nurse, and ...
by J David Cox
Comment Count 178 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 06:40 AM PDT with 206 Recommends
by Egberto Willies
Comment Count 359 comments on Sun Apr 26, 2015 at 03:00 PM PDT with 150 Recommends
Click to enlarge. The portions of the Trans-Pacific Partnership that have ...
by BrianMcFadden
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 02:50 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
President Obama is slamming Senator Elizabeth Warren and opponents of TPP, making claims about the contents of the secret treaty that can't be supported by the text of the treaty which is still ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 253 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 04:59 PM PDT with 272 Recommends
Nancy Pelosi's San Francisco chief of staff Dan Bernal meets with Daily Kos, CREDO Action, Sum of Us, Electronic Frontier Foundation & Corporate Accountability ...
by Paul Hogarth
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 11:57 AM PDT with 60 Recommends
On elizabethwarren.com You can't read this by Elizabeth Warren, elizabethwarren.com -- April 22, 2015 Have you seen what’s in the new TPP trade deal? Most likely, you haven’t – and don’t ...
by jamess
Comment Count 99 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 06:52 PM PDT with 150 Recommends
I'm Thinking of having me some good ol' open heart surgery. A Sunday New York Times article by Gregory Mankiw, Economists Actually Agree on This: The Wisdom of Free Trade presents such a ...
by Softlanded
Comment Count 91 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 02:38 PM PDT with 97 Recommends
Teamsters pose last year with other foes of fast-tracking the Trans-Pacific Partnership treaty after presenting a petition of opposition to ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 138 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 10:35 AM PDT with 191 Recommends
I really wanted to write about it because I saw that there were a lot of people that didn't understand some of the finer points of free trade agreements and they wanted to understand those before ...
by BoiseBlue
Comment Count 183 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 10:48 PM PDT with 67 Recommends
After a long mark-up period, the Senate Finance Committee took its final vote on the trade promotion authority, or "fast track," bill that Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Orrin Hatch (R-UT) had negotiated. ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 101 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 07:21 PM PDT with 111 Recommends
I want to commend BoiseBlue for starting a diary series about free trade agreements. Her diary series wasn't meant to argue for or against but was meant to provide information on free trade ...
by joedemocrat
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 03:20 PM PDT with 24 Recommends