Burning Issues: Explaining The ‘Revolt’ Against the TPP

Lori Wallach, director of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch, offers a quick explanation of the opposition to the Trade-Pacific Partnership, and insight into what a good trade deal would look like, in this Burning Issues video.
Burning Issues Video

Announcing The Rock Against the TPP Concert Tour

There will be a free concert in Denver, at Summit Music Hall on Saturday, July 23rd, to mobilize opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. This concert will kick off a national " Rock Against the TPP " roadshow tour.

Burning Issues: How Currency Manipulation Costs Us

The Trans-Pacific Partnership does not address a key driver of the job-sapping trade deficits the United States has with some of its trading partners, trade expert Pat Mulloy explains in this Burning Issues video.
Burning Issues Video

How TPP Hijacks Democracy

This is a must-listen segment in which Richard Eskow interviews Lori Wallach, Director of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch describing how TPP hijacks democracy.

Outlaw Chinese Steel

The US can become a weakling, reliant on other nations for steel, including some, like China, that clearly are not allies. Or, the United States can act now, as U.S. Steel demands, to secure America’s industrial strength and independence.
Leo Gerard

Food, LGBT Groups Ask Congress To Reject TPP

A coalition led by farm and rural groups sent a letter to Congress opposing the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Meanwhile Pride At Work called out the dangers of TPP opening up Malaysia, a violator of basic human rights.

China Says No To Fixing Steel Problem

China is producing much more steel than the country and the world can use, forcing steel companies in the U.S. and elsewhere to shut down production and lay off workers. They are rejecting calls to stop this overproduction.

The Big Fight Over Chinese Steel

Current global overcapacity is estimated at 700 million tons — more than seven times what U.S. steelmakers can produce. This is expected to get worse. How should the U.S. respond?

The Choice Is Not Between TPP Or No Trade

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.
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