How Trade Deals Boost the Top 1% and Bust the Rest

How Trade Deals Boost the Top 1% and Bust the Rest

Robert Reich RobertReich.org Suppose that by enacting a particular law we’d increase the U.S.Gross Domestic Product. But almost all that growth would go to the richest 1 percent. The rest of us could buy some products cheaper than before. But those gains would be...
How Trade Deals Boost the Top 1% and Bust the Rest

Don’t Let Trade Trump GMO Labeling

Ben Lilliston Think Forward Blog/IATP http://iatp.org/blog/201410/don%E2%80%99t-let-trade-trump-gmo-labeling Trade rules have always been one of the biggest hammers the biotech industry has had to push genetically modified crops on the world. Nearly a decade ago, the...
How Trade Deals Boost the Top 1% and Bust the Rest

“Free Trade” Champions Betray Us All

Jim Goodman Common Dreams http://www.commondreams.org/view/2014/07/02-1 Wisconsin Congressman Ron Kind has apparently never met a free trade agreement he didn’t like. Note it is always a “free trade” agreement, never a “fair trade” agreement. Free trade defines...