Obama’s Trade Bill Gets Boost as Mitch McConnell Vows Vote ‘Soon’

The Sen­ate major­i­ty leader says he has been work­ing with the White House on pass­ing the deal. The U.S. Sen­ate will take up leg­is­la­tion to give Pres­i­dent Barack Oba­ma the trade nego­ti­at­ing author­i­ty he wants “very soon,” Sen­ate Major­i­ty Leader Mitch McConnell said. “It’s been almost an out of body expe­ri­ence but we’ve been work­ing […]

Obama, Hillary/Bill, Bush, “income inequality and violence”

The big lie “There are lots of ways to destroy com­mu­ni­ties. One of the most suc­cess­ful is: take jobs away. Can­cel jobs. Then, cov­er this plot with lies about pover­ty and inequal­i­ty. Set race and against race: tap into human feel­ings and the mind in their vul­ner­a­ble areas—where hatred and ran­cor can be stim­u­lat­ed. Thus, […]

Bad Guys Pushing THIS WEEK to Promote Global Tyranny Run By Corporations

Here’s How to STOP Them The pow­ers-that-be are push­ing this week to fast track a hor­ri­ble treaty which would destroy Amer­i­ca. The treaty is called the Trans Pacif­ic Part­ner­ship (TPP). The U.S. Trade Rep­re­sen­ta­tive – the fed­er­al agency respon­si­ble for nego­ti­at­ing trade treaties – has said that the details of the TPP are clas­si­fied due […]

US Steel Warns Of Layoffs In Arkansas And Texas As Trans-Pacific Partnership Looms

FA Note: The last para­graph pro­vides a clue as to how mega-cor­po­ra­­tions will prof­it from this “21st cen­tu­ry trade agree­ment”. Unit­ed States Steel Cor­po­ra­tion issued lay­off notices to 1,404 work­ers in the lat­est sign of strug­gle for the Amer­i­can steel indus­try. The mis­sives went out in recent days to work­ers pro­duc­ing pipe and tube prod­ucts that […]

Morris: Obama Sneaking in ‘Unrestricted Immigration’ in TPA Trade Deal

Mon­day on New­max TV’s “America’s Forum,” polit­i­cal com­men­ta­tor Dick Mor­ris said the Trans-Pacif­ic Part­ner­ship (TPA) fast track being sup­port­ed by many Repub­li­cans has a pro­vi­sion that allows for the “free flow of work­ers” between coun­tries, essen­tial­ly cre­at­ing a back­door to “unre­strict­ed immi­gra­tion.” Mor­ris said, “This is huge. I hope every­body lis­ten­ing takes action call your […]

Deal Reached on Fast-Track Authority for Obama on Trade Accord

                    WASHINGTON — Key con­gres­sion­al lead­ers agreed on Thurs­day on leg­is­la­tion to give Pres­i­dent Oba­ma spe­cial author­i­ty to fin­ish nego­ti­at­ing one of the world’s largest trade accords, open­ing a rare bat­tle that aligns the pres­i­dent with Repub­li­cans against a broad coali­tion of Democ­rats.

Seed Laws that Criminalise Farmers: Resistance and Fightback

Peas­ant seeds – the pil­lar of food pro­duc­tion – are under attack every­where. Under cor­po­rate pres­sure, laws in many coun­tries increas­ing­ly lim­it what farm­ers can do with their seeds. Seed sav­ing, which has been the basis of farm­ing for thou­sands of years, is quick­ly being crim­i­nalised. What can we do? A new book­let and poster […]

US Agribusiness, GMOs and The Plundering Of The Planet

Small family/peasant farms pro­duce most of the world’s food. They form the bedrock of glob­al food pro­duc­tion. Yet they are being squeezed onto less than a quar­ter of the planet’s farm­land. The world is fast los­ing farms and farm­ers through the con­cen­tra­tion of land into the hands of rich and pow­er­ful land spec­u­la­tors and agribusi­ness cor­po­ra­tions. […]