Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Wednesday said he's hopeful the House will pass legislation this month granting President Obama fast-track trade powers, but said the votes aren't there yet.
"After any agreement is achieved between high-level criminals, there are two basic phases. First, conflicts arise, and the settlements are crude and sometimes painful. Second, the criminal parties realize, like the 'gentlemen' they are, that th
How can a trade deal be secret?
City follows Seattle and San Francisco in raising minimum wage to $15 by July 2020, with city council members voting overwhelmingly in favour of legislation
Obama on the TPP – Beckoning Us to the Graveyard.
The Obama Administration has been pressuring "embers of Congress to pass the bill that will give President Obama the "fast track" authority to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement without any debate in Congress.
The traitors who are mounting a bi-partisan full court press for these toxic trade pacts understand with their passage, your vote, and your ability to appeal their decisions in court, will be null and void, and the evisceration of the republic.
Well it's been awhile since I have written a blog. I'm just going to get into it. I had a baby. We named him Neo. He was born free in a hospital without a government birth certificate or a slave number (ss#). We've been adjusting to our n
The TTIP, or as it should be termed, the "eat, breathe and drink our poison or we will sue for loss of profits" deal.
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I have not looked into the TTP, but the person doing the analysis seems well informed. I became well versed in one of the other trade agreements, and the problems he describes were in the one I did read.
The idea is that if you buy or sell something from Craigslist, you should meet up and hold the transaction at the police station, just in case the other party is planning any funny business.
Back in the early 1990s, the North American Free Trade Agreement was one of the hottest political issues in the country.
FAA ruling released today that prohibits private pilots from publicly offering seats on their planes in exchange for gas money, including via startups like AirPooler and Flytenow.
On January 6, 2004, Paul Craig Roberts and US Senator Charles Schumer published a jointly written article on the op-ed page of the New York Times titled "Second Thoughts on Free Trade." The article pointed out that the US had entered a new economic e
WikiLeaks' latest leaked document is the secret draft text for the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) Financial Services Annex.
Anti-EU revolution, Ukraine crisis threaten to derail global government
A couple of weeks a go after expressing an urgency to put our preps into high-gear, several readers asked why that I felt so strongly, about it, and why I felt the “the end” was getting close.
Mikester makes a compelling case for worker rights as a libertarian cause.
The issue of freedom is the issue of production. Production is what we do. And until men and women are free to do it–without regulation, without permission, without being forced to denominate it in fake loans for future slavery, without having the
Most Agorists have one foot in the counter economy, and the other in some day job. We’re like superheroes with a secret identity. But the key to putting both feet in the counter economy is taking the initiative, soliciting feedback, and making a prof
With the advent of trading blocs such as the European Union, NAFTA and APEC, many so-called Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) have been agreed upon. Though these deals have undoubtedly done much good, many protectionist policies that hinder true free trad
Why North America is stronger than its parts ...
What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP)?
Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) ... WikiLeaks released the secret draft text for the entire TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) Environment Chapter and the corresponding Chairs' Report.
'The Trans-Pacific Partnership would be an unmitigated disaster for everything from the environment to internet freedom and working families'
“As Democratic And Transparent As A One-Party State,” Shrouded In “Big Brother-Like Secrecy”
Early Monday Wikileaks released a second set of documents related to the ongoing discussion regarding the controversial trade agreement known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership.