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.
Instead of jobs and relief, the Obama administration offered only half-measures to struggling people in the Rust Belt and beyond.
How a trade pact signed in New Zealand could undermine fracktivists in Pennsylvania.
For most of human history, life-saving drugs were a public good. Now they’re only good for shareholders.
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 TPP doesn’t just put jobs at risk. It rewrites the rules of business for big corporations — just ask Pope Francis.
Activists in Chile have made their government draw red lines on the corporate-friendly investment deal. North Americans could take a lesson.
If they wanted to, members of Congress could share the secret TPP text with the American people. Here’s how.
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.
The administration’s push to ram massive new trade and investment deals through Congress is an unambiguous concession to corporate power.