Tag Archives: Trans-Pacific Partnership

Senator Bernie Sanders to Announce Presidential Run This Week

By Elaine Magliaro Vermont Public Radio (VPR) reported on Tuesday that it had learned from several sources that Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), 73, is planning to announce his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination on Thursday. VPR said that “Sanders will release a … Continue reading

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More Information on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)–A US Trade Deal Called “NAFTA on Steroids”

Posted by Elaine Magliaro Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): Job Loss, Lower Wages and Higher Drug Prices (Public Citizen) The TPP would expand the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) “trade” pact model that has spurred massive U.S. trade deficits and job … Continue reading

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What You Should Know about the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Government Agency Overseeing US Trade Deals

By Elaine Magliaro “A Corporate Trojan Horse”: Critics Decry Secretive TPP Trade Deal as a Threat to Democracy Lee Fang has an important article about the agency that is overseeing trade deals for the United States over at The Intercept. … Continue reading

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Some Things You Should Know about the Trans-Pacific Partnership: Senator Elizabeth Warren and Others Have Major Concerns Regarding the Trade Pact That Is Being Negotiated in Secrecy

By Elaine Magliaro In Ferbruary, I wrote a post about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) being another bad trade deal for the United States. (You can read that post here.) Many people—including some members of Congress—have complained about the “extreme” secrecy … Continue reading

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