Tag Archives: US Trade Deals

Depression-era policy to return for farmers screwed by Trump trade war.

 By ann summers Grand Kleptocrat Trump will crater the US economy because he thinks trade wars are simply about firms, industries, and markets, rather than people working and living in regions. It’s not as simple as the revanchist profit touted by Agent Orange. … Continue reading

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Realpolitik, Surrealpolitik: Steve Bannon talks to liberals

By ann summers More puzzling is the fact that Bannon would phone a writer and editor of a progressive publication (the cover lines on whose first two issues after Trump’s election were “Resisting Trump” and “Containing Trump”) and assume that … Continue reading

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neo-classical liberalism: an idea whose time has come….

Classical libertarianism, per Wikipedia, “…is a political philosophy that upholds liberty as its principal objective. Libertarians seek to maximize autonomy and freedom of choice, emphasizing political freedom, voluntary association, and the primacy of individual judgment.” By ann summers What would … Continue reading

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This Just In: Longtime Labor Leader Larry Cohen to Join Presidential Campaign of Bernie Sanders

By Elaine Magliaro Dave Jamieson (Huffington Post) reported this morning that Larry Cohen, the longtime leader of one of the country’s most powerful labor unions, is joining the Democratic presidential campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). According to Jamieson, Cohen said that … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day for May 26, 2015: The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Corporate Fascism

Posted by Elaine Magliaro

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A Mark Fiore Political Cartoon Video about the Trans-Pacific Partnership: “Obama Trades Transparency”

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Thirteen Democrats Help to Rush “Fast Track” Authority for Obama Trade Deals Through the Senate

By Elaine Magliaro The Senate voted today to advance President Obama’s trade agenda “by ending debate on a bill that would grant him the power to fast-track massive new pacts through Congress.” Michael McAuliff (Huffington Post) reported that some of … Continue reading

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