Free trade ain’t free

Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by Mickey Z World News Trust (September 13 2012) http://worldnewstrust.com/images/stories/2012/tpp-photo.jpg Photo credit: Mickey Z TPP is Wall Street's global power grab - a death sentence for people with AIDS, for endangered rainforests, family farmers, and US jobs. -- Adam Weissman Free (sic) trade agreements have a way of altering our lives in … Continue reading Free trade ain’t free

This Presidential Race Should Never Have Been This Close

by Matt Taibbi Rolling Stone (September 25 2012) The press everywhere is buzzing this week with premature obituaries of the Romney campaign. New polls are out suggesting that Mitt Romney's electoral path to the presidency is all but blocked. Unless someone snags an iPhone video of Obama taking a leak on Ohio State mascot Brutus … Continue reading This Presidential Race Should Never Have Been This Close

The TPP: A Quiet Coup for the Investor Class

by Hilary Matfess Foreign Policy in Focus (September 25 2012) It would be a relief to report with any certainty that the negotiations over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) - a massive proposed free-trade zone spanning the Pacific Ocean and all four hemispheres - are definitely empowering corporations to the detriment of workers, the environment, and … Continue reading The TPP: A Quiet Coup for the Investor Class