Tag Archives: US Trade Deals

NEWSFLASH: Michael Hiltzick of the Los Angeles Times Says That Congress Is Plotting to Pay for Trade Deal by Raiding Medicare

By Elaine Magliaro On Monday, Michael Hiltzick of the Los Angeles Times wrote in his article Congress plots to pay for a trade deal by raiding Medicare that “Medicare means many things to many people.” He said, “To seniors, it’s … Continue reading

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This Just In: Hillary Clinton Is Opposed to a Critical Piece of the Obama Administration’s Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal

By Elaine Magliaro Zach Carter, Amanda Terkel, and Ryan Grim of Huffington Post reported today that presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is opposed to a critical part of the Obama administration’s Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), “which would give corporations the right to sue … 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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