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Trade Agreement

Escalating Drug Prices Likely from Secret "Fast Track" Trade Bill

Ellen R. Shaffer | Posted 06.11.2015 | Politics
Ellen R. Shaffer

Congress could vote this week on a "Fast-Track" trade bill that would dump a double whammy on the many Americans whose health and finances are already hit hard by the high price of prescription drugs.

Trade Talks Put Health Safeguards in Danger

Nasima Hossain | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics
Nasima Hossain

The U.S. and the European Union are beginning trade negotiations on a major new treaty designed to strengthen the lagging economies on both sides of the pond. Unfortunately, if history is any guide, the negotiations threaten to wreak havoc on our public health and safety protections.

If You Want to Reform Something, Reform the Trade Agreements

Dave Johnson | Posted 03.26.2013 | Business
Dave Johnson

We could have trade agreements that lift and protect working people, protect the environment and encourage democracy. But only if people learn about this and speak up.

TPP: The First Regional Trade Agreement of the Cloud Era

Robert Holleyman | Posted 11.10.2012 | Technology
Robert Holleyman

A variety of factors contribute to the optimal policy environment for promoting the cloud, as BSA has documented in our Global Cloud Computing Scorecard. The TPP offers its participants a chance to get some of the biggest ones right -- and the world will be watching.

Zach Carter

Obama Urged To Pressure Colombia On Workers' Rights Following Murders

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Wednesday, the leaders of the largest coalition of American labor unions sent a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to mainta...

Obama Hosts Close Ally After Trade Agreement Passes

AP | MATTHEW PENNINGTON and ERICA WERNER | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama praised a just-completed trade deal with South Korea on Thursday as he welcomed the country's president to t...

Let's Make A Deal: Japan, India Sign Sweeping Trade Agreement

AP | MALCOLM FOSTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TOKYO — The leaders of India and Japan signed a broad agreement Monday aimed at increasing trade and agreed to speed up talks toward a civilian ...

Clinton Seeks More Afghanistan-Pakistan Cooperation

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD (Associated Press) - Pakistan and Afghanistan sealed a landmark trade deal Sunday as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton pushed ...

Clinton Seeks More Afghanistan-Pakistan Cooperation

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD (Associated Press) - Pakistan and Afghanistan sealed a landmark trade deal Sunday as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton pushed ...