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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

Journalism

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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United States

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

Furriners

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

Requiem for Mexico; Thoughts on NAFTA, the US, and The Narco-State

Yesterday, my family and I attended a rally for the 43 missing student teachers, likely massacred, from the southern city of Iguala. The state, including the Mayor and his wife, have been implicated, along with the drug cartels. 440 more words

How the Border Patrol Became Our Most Stunningly Corrupt Law Enforcement Agency

By: Allegra Kirkland

When Congress first created the Border Patrol back in 1924, it was staffed by a ragtag collection of former Texas Rangers, local sheriffs and mail clerks. 680 more words

Law