Tag Archives: Trade

Post-Collapse Barter Items And Trade Skills

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Updated 8/15/17: The concept of private barter and alternative economies has been so far removed from our daily existence here in America that the very idea of participating in commerce without the use of dollars … Continue reading

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Trans-Pacific Partnership: Another Trade Liberalization Scam

John Weeks, Guest Blogger The gathering pressure for Congress to “fast track” the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) demonstrates yet again that trade liberalization is one of the few aspects of economic policy about which there is agreement across the mainstream of … Continue reading

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New Study Shows Dangers of Trade Agreements that Help Corporations Sue Governments

Robin Broad and John Cavanagh As the Obama administration negotiates new trade agreements with European and Pacific nations, a battle has emerged over the agreements’ egregious rules that grant giant corporations unreasonable powers to subvert democracy. These rules, dubbed “investor … Continue reading

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Trade Deals Must Allow for Regulating Finance

From the editors: This piece by Triple Crisis blogger Kevin Gallagher appeared previously on the Institute for New Economic Thinking blog. Kevin Gallagher World leaders who are gathering for the APEC summit next week had hoped to be signing the … Continue reading

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The Elephants in the Room: Citizens United, Trade and Corporate Ownership of Our Natural Resources

Wenonah Hauter, Guest Blogger There is one thing that my new book is about: corporate control of every aspect of our food system, from how it is labeled to the pesticides we are exposed to. The main thesis of Foodopoly … Continue reading

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