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Trump’s Trade Wars: An Opportunity to Refashion the Intellectual Property Regime?

June 15, 2018

One of the main arguments for imposing tariffs on China is that China is undermining the intellectual property of US companies. China can now either retaliate against US tariffs or take this opportunity to help redesign the international intellectual property system, says CEPR’s Dean Baker

pharmaceutical Companies

September 11, 2017
An Ohio ballot initiative aims to lower prescription drug prices, but the pharmaceutical industry is circumventing campaign finance laws according to an investigation. Economics professor Lawrence King explains how the pharma industry converts intellectual property rights into inordinate profits and uses these for political power to maintain its privileged position

Global Day of Action Targets “Toxic” Free Trade Agreements

December 4, 2013

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Wikileaks Exposes the TPP as a Capitulation to Corporate Interests

November 14, 2013

Kevin Zeese: Obama administration’s Fast Track authority plan derailed by bipartisan outrage.

Canada and EU to Ink Largest Trade Agreement since NAFTA

October 28, 2013

CETA prioritizes investor and intellectual property rights above environmental and consumer regulations.

NYPD's 'Stop and Frisk'

March 20, 2013
In Floyd v. City of New York, lawyers argue hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers have constitutional rights violated by Stop and Frisk

Undoing the New Deal

March 20, 2013
James K. Gailbraith and Leo Panitch discuss the 80th anniversary of the election of FDR and the significance of the New Deal