Trump Instructs Top Advisors To Consider Re-joining TPP

By Daniel Cooper, Trade for People and Planet -

Donald Trump has instructed United States Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer, and National Economic Advisor, Larry Kudlow, to review re-joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) according [...]

US Trade Deficits, Trump Trade Policies, And Capitalist Globalization

By Marty Hart-Landsberg, Economic Front. -

Understandably concerned about the consequences of the large and sustained US trade deficit, many workers have grown tired of waiting for so-called market forces to produce balance.  Thus, they [...]

More of the Status Quo: US – South Korea Deal

By Daniel Cooper, Trade for People and Planet. -

We continue to emphasize that Trump’s actions on trade will not bring justice to workers, does not take care of our environment, does not bring us any closer to peaceful and collaborative [...]

Politically Inspired Tariffs Will Not Solve US Economic Problems

By Daniel Cooper, Trade for People and Planet -

In the context of the tariffs on steel and aluminum that the Trump administration announced in the past weeks, a lot has happened. Exemptions were given to Canada and Mexico, the former which is [...]

The United States Empire Is Falling. What Does That Mean?

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG Radio. -

In his latest book, "In the Shadow of the American Century: The rise and decline of US global power," Alfred McCoy writes about the tools used by the United States to maintain global domination [...]

Day 8 Of Countdown To Launch: Daniel Cooper Bermudez

By Daniel Cooper Bermudez, www.popularresistance.org -

By Daniel Cooper Bermudez. Trade for People and Planet is a campaign created by Popular Resistance, an organization that has been fighting for justice since 2013 with roots growing far before [...]

Market Economy: Deep Roots Of Dysfunction

By Jane Roelofs, www.globaljusticecenter.org -

By Jane Roelofs for the Center for Global Justice. There is nothing new in the disaster anticipated from NAFTA. The market economy hasn't "broken down," or suddenly reached environmental [...]

Act Out!: 400+ Reasons To Eat The Rich And More

By Eleanor Goldfield, www.occupy.com -

By Eleanor Goldfield for Occupy.com. This week on Act Out!, tempting though it may be to ignore all things real and political for the next few days, hiding behind cranberry sauce and turkey legs [...]

NAFTA Renegotiation More Important Now Than Ever

By Celeste Drake, aflcio.org -

By Celeste Drake for AFL-CIO - The need to fundamentally improve the labor provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement took on a new urgency over the weekend, as a group of armed [...]

TPP Now ‘Comprehensive & Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership’

By Staff, otherwords.org -

By Staff of Flush The TPP - On November 11th, the TPP-11 countries announced reaching an agreement on reforms that have been negotiated since the United States exited the deal. The most evident [...]

Trump Cracks Down On Trade And Travel To Cuba

By Medea Benjamin, www.popularresistance.org -

By Medea Benjamin. On Wednesday, November 8, just as President Trump was clinching new business deals with the repressive Communist government of China, the Trump administration announced its new [...]

The Third Track: Trade That Builds Our Economy Anew

By Staff, www.iatp.org -

By Staff of IATP - President Trump is playing high stakes poker in the NAFTA talks, with his US Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer, at the helm. Laura Dawson, director of the Wilson Centre’s [...]

Protesters Demand End To Corporate Courts, Transparency In NAFTA

By Daniel Cooper Bermudez, www.tradeforpeopleandplanet.org -

By Daniel Cooper Bermudez for Trade for People and Planet. Arlington, VA - Official negotiators were met by protesters demanding that the deal do away with the Investor-State Dispute Settlement [...]

Left And Right Have Nothing In Common On NAFTA

By Stephanie Basile, www.popularresistance.org -

By Stephanie Basile for Popular Resistance. Washington, DC - Today, the fourth round of renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) are taking place in Washington, DC. [...]

Possibilities For Economic Evolution: Trade

By Peter Weisberg, www.globaljusticecenter.org -

By Peter Weisberg for The Center for Global Justice. Like a global vampire that drains the blood of one victim after another, so too does the neo-liberal economic system. Under the misleading [...]