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TPP Conquered The Pacific, Now A Transatlantic Corporate Monster Looms

January 26, 2016

A Transatlantic Trade Deal Is Threatening Democratic Sovereignty. The drive to finalize the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) seems to be waning, in favour of a push for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in the U.S. Meanwhile, Canada continues to…

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My Boss Wants Me To Write Something Nice About Hillary

December 27, 2015

Can someone — anyone — please write something nice about Hillary? “For the love of God,” came a cry from the wilderness in our work group. “Doesn’t anyone in here have something good they can write about Hillary?!?” That’s right. My boss needs…

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‘It’s Out, And It’s UGLY’: 10 Reasons Why TPP Is A Total Freaking Disaster (VIDEO)

November 6, 2015

If America’s so great, why does our trade policy put corporations over people? “It’s out. And it’s UGLY,” declared an indignant Thom Hartmann after looking over the newly-released rolling U.S. trade policy disaster known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. Or, as…

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Clinton’s Sudden Opposition To TPP Means Absolutely Nothing

October 8, 2015

In what everyone is making out to be big, huge, earth-shattering news, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has come out in opposition to the Transpacific Trade Partnership: “Hillary Rodham Clinton dealt a significant blow to President Obama in his efforts…

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Bill Clinton To Campaign For Hillary — This Could Be A Mistake

September 30, 2015

It looks as though former president Bill Clinton will be taking a more active role in his wife’s presidential campaign: “Bill Clinton’s move to deepen the political involvement in his wife’s 2016 effort comes as she continues to confront the insurgent…

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White House Relying On Paul Ryan To Remove Anti-Slavery Text From TPP Fast Track, Pass It In House

May 28, 2015

According to a report in the Huffington Post on Wednesday, the White House is relying on Republican House Rep. Paul Ryan to remove a controversial anti-human trafficking amendment from the “fast track” bill for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the largest free…

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Bernie Sanders Roasts TPP-Like Provision: A Crime To Prevent Lung Cancer (VIDEO)

May 17, 2015

In a video posted on his YouTube channel Thursday, Independent Senator and 2016 Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders blasted the TPP trade deal for threatening democracy around the world in pursuit of corporate profits on the floor of the Senate.…

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WATCH Obama Hilariously Mocks Fox News’s Stereotypes Of The Poor

May 12, 2015

President Barack Obama joined a panel discussion on poverty at the Catholic-Evangelical Leadership Summit on Overcoming Poverty at Georgetown University on Tuesday. The president was joined by, Arthur C. Brooks, president of the American Enterprise Institute and Harvard sociologist Robert…

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Brave New World Trade: Pfizer, Nike vs. Labor in TPP Fight, Lobbying Records Suggest

April 23, 2015

Aldous Huxley’s seminal novel Brave New World established the dystopian fiction genre in English literature. The people in Huxley’s nightmare society are controlled by drugs and conditioned to accept mindless consumption and meaningless labor. The lobbyists working in secret to…

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“Fast Tracking” the TPP Just Another Fat Gift to Wall Street

December 23, 2014

When the new Congress is sworn in in January, expect one of the first the top priorities being tackled to be the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), another in the seemingly never-ending string of trade agreements that began with the North American…

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