Progressives will need Republicans to defeat the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Overlooking Malaysia slavery complicates the picture.
Democracy in America is on life support. If we don't soon rally en masse to its defense, corporate interests will pull the plug. Sanders is the only candidate to fully realize what's at stake, to tell the truth, and to articulate what WE, the People, must do.
Here's the real message behind the congressional votes on fast-track authority and trade-adjustment assistance: Democrats will no longer support major trade agreements that cost American jobs and create further downward pressure on wages, especially as inequality continues to accelerate.
Bernie has been there with us every time, fighting for fairness, for environmental justice, for voting rights and getting big money out of politics. Bernie is there for criminal justice reform and a path to citizenship for 20 million immigrants. Bernie realizes that workers' rights in the U.S. remain under attack and near the bottom of the world's democracies.
"We're not a rubber stamp for the Democratic Party," Cohen said of organized labor, "and certainly not for corporate Democrats
Now that Congress has granted President Barack Obama "fast-track" authority to conclude the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trade and investment treaty among twelve countries on the Pacific Rim, where do we go from here?
Mike Huckabee: 'Donor Class' Pushed Senate Republicans To Approve Obama's Fast-Track Trade Authority
"74 percent of Republicans in America thought it was a bad idea, and most of the Republicans that voted for it, admitted