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Entries by Jonathan Tasini from 07/2007

CEOs Panic on Trade -- But They Are Organizing the Counter-Attack

| Posted 07.06.2007 | Business
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The power so-called "free trade" conveys to corporations to do as they please is precisely a central reason for inequality because so-called "free trade" is about one thing, and one thing only: the search for the lowest wage possible.

Bar The Doors! The Protectionists Are Coming!

| Posted 07.08.2007 | Politics
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The challenge is to scrap the NAFTA-style trade deals. The only way to do that is to start with a blank page and start with the following premise: trade is about trying to improve the standard of living of communities.

Does Tom Friedman Have A Clue About China? No.

| Posted 07.17.2007 | Politics
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It is false to assert that China is simply manufacturing products that, as Friedman suggests, are simply lower-end products made with cheap labor.

Why Some Democrats Can't Be Trusted On Trade

| Posted 07.18.2007 | Politics
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I still believe that we have the best environment we've had in a very long time on the issue of trade. But Rep. Gregory Meeks for reminds us that we have to remain vigilant and on the case.

Edwards Driving Democratic Party Debate -- WSJ Admits

| Posted 07.20.2007 | Politics
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Who knows if Edwards will win the nomination. But if he's setting the agenda the party then lives with, wow, that would be an exciting thing to behold.