Call, Write Congress To Oppose Fast Track Today

Today is the national Call-in Day against fast track trade authority. Call Congress at (888) 804-8311 to say that we need better trade policies that will raise wages, protect our environment and keep corporations in check.

What You Need To Know When Obama Talks Trade

To sell a new trade pact, President Obama's State of the Union address is expected to feature a small business that increased its exports after we signed the South Korea free trade agreement. What is the real record?

Rep. Alan Grayson Explains Trade Deficit Harm

If people come to understand and worry about the very real trade deficit, they will demand policies that are very good for regular, working people, and "Main Street" businesses that make or do things in America.

Bernie Sanders’ Petition To Stop TPP

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a disastrous trade agreement designed to protect the interests of the largest multi-national corporations at the expense of workers, consumers, the environment and the foundations of American democracy.

Watch TPP Outsource A Congressman’s Office

The next round of "NAFTA-style" trade agreements actually let corporate courts block countries from passing laws that interfere with profits. Fast Track pre-approves trade agreements, outsourcing Congress' job.

Holiday Bright Spots For Progressives

There are end-of-year holiday season bright spots for progressives as we head into the coming year’s fights. In the cities and states progressives are fighting and winning.

Enougher is Enougher: ANOTHER Citi Nominee

Brilliant people with expertise and a willingness to serve the public is a good thing. It is something we want people to do. But the number of Citigroup and other Wall Street people in high positions of our government matters right now.

Trade Deal Promises vs. Realities

The promised jobs and prosperity don't come through. Instead our trade agreements have cost us and have exacerbated inequality, which is a threat to our democracy.

Ask President Obama To Fix Overtime Pay

Did you know that lots of workers who used to get overtime pay for working more than 40 hours a week ? They used to, now they don't, and President Obama could fix this with the simple stroke of a pen.

Is The Democratic Party Relevant Anymore?

Many Democrats examining what happened in the 2014 midterms are asking "what did the voters want?" But the right question is why did only 36.4 percent of potential voters bother to register and vote?
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