When it came to race, climate, or diplomacy, Obama was like a visitor from the future. On trade and intervention, however, he was often stuck in the past.
How Obama’s Legacy Lost the Elections for Hillary
Instead of jobs and relief, the Obama administration offered only half-measures to struggling people in the Rust Belt and beyond.
The TPP Trades Public Interest for Corporate Profits
How a trade pact signed in New Zealand could undermine fracktivists in Pennsylvania.
Corporations Killed Medicine. Here’s How to Take It Back.
For most of human history, life-saving drugs were a public good. Now they’re only good for shareholders.
The TPP Can Still Be Stopped
The tide may be turning against the Obama administration’s enormous, corporate-friendly investment pact. Is it too politically toxic for an election year?
The Moral Case Against the TPP
The TPP doesn’t just put jobs at risk. It rewrites the rules of business for big corporations — just ask Pope Francis.
Where the TPP Could Lose
Activists in Chile have made their government draw red lines on the corporate-friendly investment deal. North Americans could take a lesson.
Congress Can — and Should — Declassify the TPP
If they wanted to, members of Congress could share the secret TPP text with the American people. Here’s how.
The Apology Olympics
Japan wants a “normal” foreign policy. Its neighbors want apologies for wartime atrocities — and an assurance that Japanese militarism is a thing of the past.
Fast-Track: A Gut-Kick to the Progressive Movement
The administration’s push to ram massive new trade and investment deals through Congress is an unambiguous concession to corporate power.