TPP

TRIPS: The Story of How Intellectual Property Became Linked to Trade

October 28, 2016
Professor Peter Drahos explains the TRIPS Agreement gave multinational corporate owners of intellectual property rights a global form of private taxing power

Green Party VP Candidate: We Must Shift Power Back to the People Throughout the Western Hemisphere

October 4, 2016

Ajamu Baraka discusses Green Party policy towards Latin America and explains why the TPP is a bad deal for workers and the environment

Trans Pacific Partnership

September 1, 2016
If the left does not develop an alternative to failed trade agreements, the European far right or Trump-style economic nationalism will take their place, warns Global Justice Now Director Nick Dearden

Sanders Policy Advisor: The Political Revolution Continues to Philadelphia

July 5, 2016

Bernie Sanders policy advisor Warren Gunnels says though there were losses in the DNC platform draft over TPP and fracking, there were victories for progressives over federal reserve policy, financial regulation, and the death penalty

Democratic Party Platform: Lots of Hot Air on Climate Change

June 30, 2016

Janet Redman, who provided testimony at the DNC Platform Committee, and Wenonah Hauter, the executive director of Food & Water Watch, address the draft’s shortcomings on the carbon tax, TPP, fracking, and fossil fuel extraction