Artists And Academics Oppose Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement

By Montreal Artists and Academics, BDS Movement. -

More than 150 artists and academics and over 20 trade unions, cultural organizations, student groups and indigenous collectives in Montréal are calling on the Canadian government to cancel the [...]

How To Stop Trump’s Continuous Scam On The Working Class

By Paul Street for Truthdig. Two things are clear going forward. First, progressives hoping to defeat Trump and Trumpism will need to drive a class wedge between the new administration’s big [...]

Even Free Trade Economists Admitting Problems With Free Trade

By Jeff Ferry, -

By Jeff Ferry for The Hill - In the past few weeks, those of us who believe in balanced trade and believe that America’s dismal record of trade deficits are the cause of many of our economic [...]

Restoring Trust After Our “Free Trade” Charade Ends

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By Stan Sorscher for The Huffington Post - The 2016 elections threw a bucket of cold water into the face of free-trade orthodoxy. It’s no surprise that voters in Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, [...]

TPP And Free Trade: Time To Retake The English Language

By Dean Baker, -

By Dean Baker for Truthout - The proponents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) are planning to do a full court press in the lame duck session of Congress following the election. We will be [...]

Is The Trans-Pacific Partnership President Obama’s Vietnam?

By Dean Baker, -

By Dean Baker for Truthout - The prospects for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) are not looking very good right now. Both parties' presidential candidates have come out against the deal. [...]

Massive Crowd, Giant Blimp, Protests Trans-Pacific Partnership

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By Staff of Fight for the Future - The show also featured speakers from a wide range of organizations opposing the TPP, including Food and Water Watch, Public Citizen, Padres y Jovenes Unidos, [...]

Hillary Clinton, Morgan Stanley And TPP: A Free Trade Triumvirate?

By Alex Lazar, -

By Alex Lazar for Open Secrets - As pressure increases for 2016 presidential contender Hillary Clinton to say where she stands on the pending Trans-Pacific Partnership(TPP) trade deal, her ties [...]

Slavery As Free Trade

By Blake Smith, -

By Blake Smith for Aeon. For nearly four centuries, the Atlantic slave trade brought millions of people into bondage. Scholars estimate that around 1.5 million people perished in the brutal [...]

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 [...]

Free-Trade Opposition Unites Political Parties In Bloomberg Poll

By John McCormick and Terrence Dopp, -

By John McCormick and Terrence Dopp for Bloomberg - Opposition to free trade is a unifying concept even in a deeply divided electorate, with almost two-thirds of Americans favoring more [...]

The Sound Of Science, Divest For Our Future, Trade 4 People & Scream At Me

By Eleanor Goldfield, -

By Eleanor Goldfield for - This week, it's about time we hear about climate change – but really hear it. Does freedom mean the right to refuse to serve people because of race or other [...]

Will TTIP Get Terminated? Negotiations Falter

By Deidre Fulton, -

By Deidre Fulton in Common Dreams - While public opposition to the TransAtlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)—the massive proposed "trade" deal between the European Union and the [...]

Uruguay Withdraws From TISA, Symbolic Blow To Trade Deal

By Glyn Moody, -

By Glyn Moody in Tech Dirt - Techdirt first mentioned the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) last year, when "The Really Good Friends of Services" -- the self-chosen name for about 20 members of [...]

Destructive Global Dependencies

By Ralph Nader, -

By Ralph Nader - Welcome to the world of extreme dependency by the U.S., the world’s biggest economy, on the instabilities of small and large nations overseas. This dependency is exactly what the [...]