NAFTA Talks Falter, Time To Increase Pressure

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers. The NAFTA-2 negotiations seem to be faltering after the fourth round of talks recently held in the United States. The Trump administration is pushing Mexico [...]

Free Trade Agreements And The Dynamics Of Capitalism

By Pete Dolack, -

By Pete Dolack for Left Voice - Now that the new Trump administration has officially pulled the United States out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and has announced an intention to renegotiate [...]

Another Corporation Suing Our Government Thanks To Trade Agreements

By Dave Johnson, -

By Dave Johnson for Campaign for America's Future - A Canadian corporation is suing the us because we wouldn’t let them build a pipeline across our country (seizing people’s property along the [...]

Economist Predicts: TPP Is Dead

By Yves Smith, -

By Yves Smith for Naked Capitalism -The coverage of the TPP in the media was schizophrenic, on the one hand describing it as part of Obama’s “pivot to Asia” (as in an effort to contain China’s [...]

European Parliament Ignores The People Pushes Forward On TTIP

By Kevin Zeese, -

By Kevin Zeese for Popular Resistance - Guy Jones reports that a populist revolt was ignored, much like we saw in the United States over Fast Track trade authority: "Almost all the MEPs that [...]

20,000+ Police Deployed Against G7 Protests In Germany

By Jon Queally for Common Dreams. Though outnumbered by police by approximately two-to-one, thousands of people took to the streets of the Alpine resort town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen in Germany [...]

June 3rd Call-In Day To Derail Fast Track

By Staff, -

Ways & Means Chair Paul Ryan (R-WI) is pushing to bring his awful Fast Track legislation for a vote in the House very soon. June 3rd will be a national call in day to derail fast track. Please [...]

Warren Solidly Responds To Obama With The Facts On Trade

By Staff of Senator Elizabeth Warren, -

The Senate will soon vote on the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 – also known as “Fast Track.” President Obama has requested Fast Track authority from [...]

Senate Deals Stinging Defeat To Obama Trade Agenda

By Alexander Bolton, -

There was a major victory for the movement against the Trans Pacific Partnership and other rigged corporate trade agreements today in the US Senate. Advocates for fast track trade authority fell [...]

As Fast Track Moves In Committees, Opposition Builds

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, -

Things are rapidly changing on Capitol Hill around fast track trade authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership and other corporate trade agreements. The article we wrote below, published in [...]

Tens Of Thousands Protest Rigged Corporate Trade

By Staff, -

Thousands of people marched in Berlin, Munich and other German cities on Saturday in protest against a planned free trade deal between Europe and the United States that they fear will erode food, [...]

Rep. Levin: ‘I’m Out To Defeat The Hatch-Wyden Bill’

By Michael McAuliff and Jennifer Bendery, -

Levin said that by failing to address Democrats' concerns about the deals, Obama and the sponsors of the TPA legislation had dramatically raised the chances that opponents will seek to block the [...]

Fast Track Introduced, Opposition Grows Against Rigged Trade

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, -

Yesterday, Senator Orin Hatch (R-UT), Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) introduced a fast track bill that they will be pushing hard to get through the legislative process as [...]

Nobel Prize Winner Joseph Stiglitz To Speak At TPP Forum

By Staff, -

Today, the purpose of trade agreements is different. Tariffs around the world are already low. The focus has shifted to “nontariff barriers,” and the most important of these — for the corporate [...]

Newsletter: Transforming Fundamental Power Inequities

Most of the Popular Resistance team is in Cove Point, Maryland right now. Almost all are very likely to go to jail for several weeks after Monday's hearing for our efforts to stop the Dominion [...]

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