Lori Wallach: Fast Track Down

The Fast Track trade authority package was rejected Friday because two years of effort by a vast corporate coalition, the White House and GOP leaders — and weeks of deals swapped for yes votes — could not assuage a majority in the House of Representatives facing constituents’ concerns that more of the same trade policy…

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Peter Morici: Trade pact is a bad deal for workers

Congress should not grant President Barack Obama authority to conclude another free-trade agreement in Asia. Such a deal would lower American wages and exacerbate income inequality. [Reposted from the blog of Peter Morici  |  Peter Morici  |  June 12, 2015] The Trans-Pacific Partnership would eliminate tariffs and lower other regulatory barriers to trade and investment…

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Letter to the Editor from CPA supporter

  Fast track too much power [Reposted from the CS Gazette  |  Kady Hommel  |  June 10, 2015] The Founding Fathers designed our government to ensure that no single branch – the executive, legislative or judicial – had too much power. These checks and balances ensure that no branch becomes so strong it threatens our…

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