The Trans-Pacific Partnership’s strongest opponents are not against trade. What we are arguing for is using a blueprint that already exists to write trade agreements that actually benefit American workers.
The main theme of Obama’s State of the Union address was his battle against growing American income inequality. But economists of all stripes agree that U.S. trade policy has been a major contributor to that inequality.
Hard work, smart planning and perseverance made 2013 a year of inspiring fair-trade activism. This sets the stage for the most important fights on globalization and “trade” in decades, beginning in a few short weeks.