Brian O’Shaughnessy of CPA to speak at R-CALF USA’s 16th annual convention

The following is a news release from R-CALF USA.  Brian O’Shaughnessy, CPA’s Co Chair for Manufacturing, is to speak at their 16th annual convention.  [Reposted from KXLO-KLCM.com  |  August 6, 2015] R-CALF USA to host 16th annual convention in Denver: COOL, Argentinian and Brazilian imports to be highlights Billings, Mont. – R-CALF USA, the nation’s largest…

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Newstalk ZB: Legal papers filed against TPP

An earlier protest against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (James Robins) Papers have been filed in the High Court in Wellington, seeking an urgent judicial review of the secrecy surrounding the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal. [Reposted from ZB Newstalk  |  Newstalk ZB Staff  |  August 5, 2015] TPP opponent Professor Jane Kelsey is bringing the legal…

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Alliance for American Manufacturing: Deficit Shows We Have a Long Way to Go Before a True American Manufacturing Resurgence

Washington, D.C. – The Commerce Department released the latest monthly U.S. trade figures Wednesday. The overall monthly U.S. international goods and services trade deficit increased to $43.8 billion in June, from $40.9 billion in May, revised. [Reposted from the blog of the Alliance for American Manufacturing  |  August 5, 2015] The monthly U.S. goods deficit…

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CCPA: Canadian corporations abuse investment treaties, bully governments into environmental backtrack: study

Canadian investors have exploited a controversial mechanism in international investment treaties to challenge public interest regulations in 24 different countries, according to a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). Canadian investors have exploited a controversial mechanism in international investment treaties to challenge public interest regulations in 24 different countries, according…

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