Newsletter: Privatization vs. The People

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. The essence of privatization today is to turn a public good into a profit center for Wall Street. US economic policy has created a [...]

Time To Rethink Approach To Trade Agreements

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By Staff for Politico Morning Trade. Trade agreements have become politically toxic. President Obama has three trade deals he has been pursuing, the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), the [...]

Newsletter: Brexit Backlash Against EU, Revolt Against Elites

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. The globalized economy is not working for most people of the world. International trade agreements and new government structures like [...]

Vocal Protest Kicks Off TPP Public Event In Richmond

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By Graeme Wood for Richmond News - The trade agreement between 12 Pacific Rim countries has reopened the debate over free trade deals, pitting proponents of increased trade and fewer tarriffs and [...]

Newsletter: Only People Power Can Save The Planet

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. In recent years the conflict has escalated between the people and energy interests due to the reality of climate change. There is [...]

Richard Wolff: How Workers Can Take Over A Business

By Andrew Smolski, www.counterpunch.org -

By Andrew Smolski for Counter Punch - In this interview, we discuss wages, a pertinent current topic with the ongoing struggle for $15/hr, stagnating worker incomes, and what will be TPP’s [...]

Newsletter: Rigged Trade Negotiations Struggle

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By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. For those concerned about corporate power vs. democracy; jobs, the environment, healthcare, food, water, energy, regulation of banks [...]

Are the Koch Brothers Trying To Influence TTIP Negotiations?

By Kyla Mandel, www.desmog.uk -

By Kyla Mandel in DeSmogBlog - The latest release of lobbying data on the European Commission’s Transparency Register has raised concerns that the fossil-fuelled Kochs are trying to influence the [...]

Is The Trans-Pacific Partnership Unconstitutional?

By Alan Morrison, www.theatlantic.com -

By Alan Morrison in The Atlantic - It is January 2017. The mayor of San Francisco signs a bill that will raise the minimum wage of all workers from $8 to $16 an hour effective July 1st. His [...]

How Fast Track And The TPP Undermine The Internet

By Maira Sutton, www.eff.org -

Sen. Ron Wyden took to Wired yesterday to argue that the Fast Track bill he co-sponsored to rush approval for trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement will help protect the [...]

50,000 In Berlin Say No To TTIP

We are hearing more and more news from Europe that the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is running into stiff head winds, and I had the pleasure of seeing this growing storm [...]