Aligning American firms with American values

During the Reagan administration, American companies believed that in addition to returning profits to their shareholders, they also held a moral obligation to consider the interests of their employees, community and nation. [Dana Rohrabacher and Greg Autry| May 26, 2016 |Washington Times] America’s current business model suffers from a tragic misalignment of interests that is…

The Leaks Go On

The 18th round of negotiations on a secret deal to limit public oversight over the services economy starts today at the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva, and negotiators will have a new item on their agenda: how to deal with the onslaught of leaks of proposals that were supposed to remain locked away in…

RUBIO DISAPPOINTED BY ITC NUMBERS ON TPP

Sen. Marco Rubio weighed in Tuesday on the ITC’s projections of economic gains from TPP, calling them “a little bit disappointing.” But he indicated he hasn’t made up his mind about the deal. [Victoria Guida and Doug Palmer| May 25, 2016 |Politico] “We’ve seen the report that just came out,” the former presidential candidate told…