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Labor Union That Endorsed Sanders Says It Backs Clinton Now

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.11.2016 | Politics

One of the major labor unions to endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) during the Democratic primary announced Monday that it is endorsing former Secret...

Free Iran: The Largest Iranian Opposition of Its Kind

Dr. Majid Rafizadeh | Posted 07.10.2016 | World
Dr. Majid Rafizadeh

It is the world's largest gathering of those who advocate freedom and democracy in Iran. A mass "Free Iran" rally is being held in the French capital,...

World's Top Banker Says Trump Would Choke The Global Economy

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 07.07.2016 | Business

The world’s top banker said Thursday that the policies advocated by Donald Trump could strike a major blow to the world economy. In an interview wi...

How To Resist Isolationism

Joel Richard Paul | Posted 07.06.2016 | Politics
Joel Richard Paul

Donald Trump misses the mark. We don't need a tougher negotiator to protect America's economic interest. We need tougher enforcement measures for existing trade agreements.

Trump's Obsession With Chinese Currency Manipulation Is Sooo 2014

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business

When Donald Trump spoke about his economic policy ideas at an aluminum plant in Monessen, Pennsylvania, last week, he came out especially strong on cu...

By Attacking TPP, Trump Is Running To Hillary's Left On International Trade. What Does That Mean?

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 07.04.2016 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

What happened this week is that both presidential campaigns--one directly, and one indirectly--staked out positions on the agreement.

Trump’s Trade Plan Will Hurt The Very People He Promises To Help

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 07.04.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump’s big speech about trade on Tuesday was relatively free of brazen lies. But the underlying message of the address -- a promise that his...

Exposing Trump's Trade Appeal To Working-Class Voters For What It Is

Dave Johnson | Posted 07.01.2016 | Business
Dave Johnson

Donald Trump is selling himself as the champion of working-class voters. He says Democrats and their presumptive presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton, are selling them out with trade deals. But Trump is just a fraud.

How Can We Celebrate Independence Without Community?

Jack Nadel | Posted 07.01.2016 | Politics
Jack Nadel

The 21st century has ushered in an era of unlimited and instant communication. Everyone's opinion can reach around the world. The internet does not discriminate -- it passes on the same content to thousands of different audiences but often with a variety of interpretations.

The Op-Ed Bernie Didn't Write, But Should Have

Eric Schmeltzer | Posted 07.01.2016 | Politics
Eric Schmeltzer

Here is the op-ed he should have written. Here is the op-ed that would have made an impact on the debate. It would have given him new relevancy, and stature, as he continues to try to reform the Democratic Party.

Obama: Donald Trump A Populist? LOL.

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.30.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama laid into Donald Trump on Wednesday for claiming to be a populist, saying that just because he criticizes trade d...

Donald Trump Compares Trade Deal To Rape

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 06.28.2016 | Politics

MONESSEN, Pennsylvania/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Tuesday vowed to force Canada and Mexico to renegotiat...

Trump Declares A Trade War

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 07.10.2016 | Business

Donald Trump promised Tuesday to end what he called “the era of economic surrender" in America, and laid out a hot-tempered, isolationist vision for...

Look South: The Real Mexico Story

Jason Marczak | Posted 06.28.2016 | World
Jason Marczak

Earlier this month, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker spent a week in Mexico. Why Mexico? After all, the border is about 1,500 miles from his home state...

Increasing Opportunities for American Business by Opening Global Markets

Arun M. Kumar | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business
Arun M. Kumar

One-quarter of U.S. GDP growth over the past 15 years is attributable to U.S. exports, and 11.5 million Americans go to work every day because our com...

TransCanada Files $15 billion NAFTA Case Against The U.S. Demonstrating Corporate Trade Deal Threats

Ilana Solomon | Posted 06.28.2016 | Green
Ilana Solomon

TransCanada, the company behind the infamous Keystone XL pipeline, just demonstrated the dangers that corporate trade pacts pose to communities and to...

Explainer: how Panama Canal expansion will transform shipping once again

The Conversation US | Posted 06.27.2016 | Business
The Conversation US

Frank Townsend, University of Florida World shipping changed forever when the Panama Canal opened on August 15, 1914. It was an engineering marvel o...

Setting The Record Straight On Norwegian Air And The US-EU Open Skies Agreement

John D. Porcari | Posted 06.27.2016 | Politics
John D. Porcari

Today, some basic facts about this agreement and the applicability of its provisions have been twisted beyond recognition in the pending case involving Norwegian Air International (NAI). Let's set the record straight.

What Now for TTIP, CETA and UK Trade?

Mark Dearn | Posted 06.24.2016 | Politics
Mark Dearn

The UK was key to the worst elements of TTIP. Now the British people must ensure we never see its like again.

Potash Price Surge Could Lead To Higher Food Costs For Billions

James Stafford | Posted 06.24.2016 | Business
James Stafford

We are on the precipice of a food fight among 7 billion people, and potash will be right at the center of it. If you can add 200,000 people every day...

Why Mining Corporations Love Trade Deals

Ben Beachy | Posted 06.21.2016 | Green
Ben Beachy

From the salmon-spawning waters of Alaska to the cloud forests of Ecuador, communities are standing up to mining projects that threaten their health, ...

Clinton Will Tell Voters That Trump's Economic Agenda Is Just As Scary As His Foreign Policy Ideas

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 06.21.2016 | Politics

Hillary Clinton on Tuesday will tell Americans that Donald Trump would manage the U.S. economy with the same reckless style he’d bring to foreign po...

The Politics Of War: Is Donald Trump Helping The Cause for Peace?

Doug Bandow | Posted 06.17.2016 | Politics
Doug Bandow

Trump criticized the Iraq and Libya interventions, opposed confrontation with Russia, and, even more strikingly, denounced "war and aggression" in his recent foreign policy address. He also criticized multiple alliances which seem only to serve as conduits for U.S. aid to populous and prosperous states.

Brits Should Look to America Before Voting on Brexit

Doug Bandow | Posted 06.12.2016 | World
Doug Bandow

Donald Trump's success in the U.S. is not unique. Europe is being buffeted by similar populist currents. Illiberal, nationalist governments rule Hungary and Poland. Austria nearly elected a right-wing nationalist as president. Anti-EU leftists share power in Portugal.

My Message to the DNC's Platform Drafting Committee

Chris Shelton | Posted 06.09.2016 | Politics
Chris Shelton

The goal for all working families remains a secure, sustainable job and a real improvement in our standard of living. Here's how we get there.