Posts Tagged ‘Trade’

Congress Suggests Obama Will Ignore Slavery To Secure Trade Deal

A Malaysian Muslim man sits amid coffins in a pit during re-burial of remains found at human-trafficking camps in the country’s north, on June 22, 2015. (MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images) WASHINGTON — Lawmakers across Capitol Hill raised questions Thursday about whether President Barack Obama’s administration is willing to look the other way on some of the […]

Mike Huckabee: ‘Donor Class’ Pushed Senate Republicans To Approve Obama’s Fast-Track Trade Authority

CORYDON, Iowa –- Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) on Thursday criticized Senate Republicans for voting to approve fast-track trade authority for President Barack Obama, blaming the influence of the “donor class.” “I expect better of the people that we send” to Congress, Huckabee, a 2016 presidential candidate, said during a campaign stop in Corydon, […]

Wednesday’s Morning Email: Trade Deal Not Dead Yet

TOP STORIES To get The Morning Email, HuffPost’s daily roundup of the news, in your inbox, sign up here. TRADE DEAL LIVES AGAIN “Days after the House dealt a setback to President Barack Obama’s trade agenda, GOP leadership is considering plowing ahead with stand-alone legislation that would give the president so-called fast-track authority to shepherd […]

Tuesday’s Morning Email: Obama Scrambles To Resurrect Trade Plan

TOP STORIES To get The Morning Email, HuffPost’s daily roundup of the news, in your inbox, sign up here. OBAMA SCRAMBLES TO RESURRECT TRADE PLAN With House Speaker John Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi refusing to come back to the table to negotiate a workable version of Obama’s trade agenda and today’s vote […]

Friday’s Morning Email: Congress Scrambles Ahead Of Trade Vote

TOP STORIES To get The Morning Email, HuffPost’s daily roundup of the news, in your inbox, sign up here. JUDGEMENT DAY FOR OBAMA’S TRADE DEAL Democrats are expected to launch an 11th hour revolt against the controversial trade framework being pushed by the White House. And here’s a great refresher on what the trade deal […]

A Secretive Trade Group Is Regulating What’s In Your Food

By Erin Quinn and Chris Young This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, which is a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washington, D.C. Ingredients created by food companies flavor what Americans eat each day — everything from juice drinks and potato chips to ice cream and canned soups. They give […]

Hugh Jackman Expands Fair Trade Coffee Efforts, Makes Our Caffeine Buzz So Much Better

Hugh Jackman already has Broadway star, blockbuster superhero and “sexiest man alive” under his belt. Now, the triple threat is making a bigger name for himself among those who want to empower faraway farmers with their morning cup of joe. On June 4, Keurig announced that through a partnership with Jackman’s Laughing Man Coffee, four […]

Trade Enforcement Failure

It’s all the rage now for Republican presidential candidates to spurn the Royal Romney approach and, instead, to fawn over workers. When former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum announced his presidential bid last week, he did it from a factory floor and called for increasing the minimum wage. Former New York Gov. George Pataki, who also […]

Pocket ‘Trade Secrets’

Pocket ‘Trade Secrets’ Based on the hugely popular BBC television series, this special pocket-sized edition tells you everything you need to know to make Mother’s Day special: Beauty treats – from hair and beauty to aromatherapy massage Top tips for a stress-free shopping trip Bouquets and arrangements – making the most of flowers How to […]

Obama Administration Pushes Back Against Environmentalist Trade Critics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Wednesday released a report documenting its efforts to protect the environment through trade enforcement, the latest salvo in a struggle to win over environmentalist groups critical of President Barack Obama’s Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact. The report from the State Department and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative emphasizes […]

Clinton Campaign Chairman On Trade Deal: ‘Can You Make It Go Away?’

WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Sunday called on Hillary Clinton to help him and President Barack Obama push a major free trade deal through Congress. The unlikely Boehner-Obama alliance is battling opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership from tea party Republicans as well as rank-and-file Democrats. “She can’t sit on the sidelines and […]

Chuck Schumer Warns Obama His Trade Agenda Is Dead Without A China Currency-Manipulation Crackdown

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama can just about kiss his trade agenda goodbye if he doesn’t allow Congress to pass a measure cracking down on China and other nations that manipulate the value of their currency, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said in an interview with The Huffington Post. Schumer, likely the next leader of Senate […]

Weekly Address: Fighting for Trade Deals that Put American Workers First

In this week’s address, the President lays out why new, high-standards trade agreements are important for our economy, our businesses, our workers, and our values. Uploads by YouTube Help Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles […]

President Delivers Remarks on Middle-Class Economics and Trade

President Obama speaks on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the most progressive trade agreement in history, and how it puts America’s workers and middle class first. April 23, 2015. Uploads by YouTube Help Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug […]

Week in Review: Free and Fair Trade, Health Care Enrollment Numbers, and Opening the Outdoors to More Kids

This week, the President received the newest enrollment numbers for those who found quality, affordable health insurance under the Affordable Care Act; spoke at the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism, designated three new National Monuments, and launched his Every Kid in a Park initiative. Find out more about the past week at the […]

Obama Urges World Leaders To Approve Elusive, Potentially ‘Historic’ Trans-Pacific Trade Deal

BEIJING (AP) — President Barack Obama pressed world leaders Monday to break stubborn logjams that have held up an agreement on a trans-Pacific trade deal that is eagerly sought by the White House and could lead to rare consensus with congressional Republicans. “This has the potential for being an historic agreement,” Obama said as he […]

Read The Secret Trade Memo Calling For More Fracking and Offshore Drilling

WASHINGTON — The European Union is pressing the Obama administration to expand U.S. fracking, offshore oil drilling and natural gas exploration under the terms of a secret negotiation text obtained by The Huffington Post. The controversial document is an early draft of energy policies that EU negotiators hope to see adopted under the Transatlantic Trade […]

Free Trade Disagreement

Politics – The Huffington Post SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist of millions of […]

World Trade Law after Neoliberalism

World Trade Law after Neoliberalism The rise of economic liberalism in the latter stages of the 20th century coincided with a fundamental transformation of international economic governance, especially through the law of the World Trade Organization. In this book, Andrew Lang provides a new account of this transformation, and considers its enduring implications for international […]

Weekly Address: Fixing our Immigration System and Expanding Trade in Latin America

President Obama describes the incredible opportunities to create middle-class jobs in the United States by deepening our economic ties and expanding trade in Latin America and discusses recent Senate bill that takes commonsense steps to fix our broken immigration system. Uploads by whitehouse Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic […]

Mitigating the Theft of U.S. Trade Secrets

The White House Office of the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator launches the administration’s strategy to mitigate the theft of U.S. trade secrets. Uploads by whitehouse Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President […]

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