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Dumbocrat Debacle

Once again the Dumbocrats have shown what it takes to lose. And in tandem once again the electorate have chosen to vote against their own interests. 1,330 more words

NAFTA doesn't benefit working people

Re: Freer trade coming, opinion column by Chris Vander Doelen, Nov. 11.

Chris Vander Doelen is at it again spouting right-wing rhetoric and denigrating those who might disagree with his point of view while telling readers how great the Trans-Pacific trade deal is going to be for Canada. 294 more words


US multinationals could sue EU governments through CETA

American multinationals could use investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) provisions in the European Union-Canada trade deal to sue EU governments in costly legal battles that could stymie policymaking, campaigners have warned. 389 more words


Failing to Deliver: Manufacturing Wages Aren't What They Used to Be

By Deirdre Fulton | Common Dreams | November 21, 2014

Though nine out of ten Americans perceive blue-collar jobs as “good jobs” and policymakers tout the benefits of expanding the country’s manufacturing base, the truth is that factory wages now rank in the bottom half of those for all jobs in the U.S., according to a new study from the National Employment Law Project (NELP).

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A crazy thought about immigration

Maybe, if we here in America are really concerned about undocumented immigrants coming into the country across our southern border, we could stop engaging in… 395 more words


Economic Plunder. The Comprehensive Economic And Trade Agreement (CETA), The Transatlantic Trade And Investment Partnership (TTIP): Don’t Let Them Get Away With It

By Colin Todhunter

Global Research, November 20, 2014

As part of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), there are plans to enshrine massive powers for corporations that will allow them to challenge regulations both at home and abroad if they affect profits. 159 more words