The TPP Gang That Can’t Shoot Straight

The TPP Gang That Can’t Shoot Straight

As Congress gets ready to vote on whether to “fast-track” the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), its proponents are making weaker and more far-fetched arguments for the deal. And they keep getting their facts wrong and their logic twisted. This hit parade of...
Shocking Schumer

Shocking Schumer

Senator Chuck Schumer, a leader of the corporate wing of congressional Democrats and heir apparent to outgoing Minority Leader Harry Reid, never met a global trade deal too ugly to hug. So when he says, “This is really troubling,” you know his eyes have...
Odd Bedfellows, Lying Together

Odd Bedfellows, Lying Together

Come one, come all. Step right up and buy your ticket for a ride on the splendiferous, phantasmagoric, and miraculous Trans-Pacific Partnership! The TPP isn’t some sort of futuristic flying machine. It’s just another global trade scam coming at us like a volcanic...
Shilling for the Biggest Trade Flim-Flam in History

Shilling for the Biggest Trade Flim-Flam in History

All right boys and girls, gather ’round and I’ll tell you the story of the “Investor State Dispute Resolution” clause. Wait, children. Where are you going? OK, the wonkish gibberish the powers that be use to write those corporate boondoggles...