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How Tariffs Play In To Trump’s Xenophobic Agenda

In early March, President Trump announced steel tariffs as part of a protectionist, anti-China economic strategy. Since then, he’s put tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese products, and threatens to sanction $200 billion more. Some progressives support these...

Working Together in a Time of Crisis

Tobita Chow delivered the following speech to the “From Resistance to Power” session at the People’s Summit, a gathering of more than four thousand progressive activists in Chicago over the weekend of June 9-11, 2017. We live in a time of crisis....

New NAFTA Must Put People and Planet First

The White House has sent formal notice to Congress that it is initiating the process to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). All evidence suggests that despite Trump’s claims to the contrary, this puts us on track to yet another corporate trade...

TPP Is Dead. Time For a Progressive Trade Vision.

Trump’s election has killed the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). Trump made it one of his top campaign promises to end the TPP, and his election win was a signal to supporters of the TPP in both parties to back down. Even Obama has reportedly given up on passing this...

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