BREAKING: Legislation Launched to SHUT DOWN the UN’s Agenda

Senator Jim Inhofe added an amendment to the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty that would potentially shut down parts of the United Nations if the treaty were to pass. Prior to Inhofe’s amendment, Senator Mike Crapo added an amendment to push back Obama’s Department of Justice and their Operation Choke Point. Operation Choke Point was an overreach […]

Leaked TPP Investment Chapter Reveals Serious Threat to User Safeguards

A newly leaked chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement from Wikileaks has confirmed some of our worst fears about the agreement. The latest provisions would enable multinational corporations to undermine public interest rules through an international tribunal process called investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS). Under this process, foreign companies can challenge any new law or […]

SHRM: “DHS Considering Cross-Border Trusted Employer Program with Canada”

By late 2015, the United States plans to start a pilot aimed at making it cheaper and quicker for U.S. employers to employ foreign workers.  This has particular importance to the Canada-U.S. bilateral relationship–which realized “$632 billion in total (two ways) goods trade during 2013.” All that trade means a significant number of Canadian workers […]

Stop The Fast Track To A Future Of Global Corporate Rule. The Dangers Underlying the TPP and TTIP “Trade Agreements”

Several major international agreements are under negotiation which would greatly empower multinational corporations and the World Economic Forum is promoting a new model of global governance that creates a hybrid government-corporate structure. Humankind is proceeding on a path to global corporate rule where transnational corporations would not just influence public policy, they would write the […]

Southern California Edison layoffs get U.S. Senate attention

FA Question: How will foreign (H-1B) IT workers controlling our critical infrastructure maintain the “security” of the Smart Grid promised by DHS? Southern California Edison’s replacement of IT workers with H-1B workers is getting attention from one U.S. lawmaker who is in a positon to influence immigration law. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), who heads the […]

The White House Has Gone Full Doublespeak on Fast Track and the TPP

Sen. Ron Wyden and Sen. Orrin Hatch are now in a stand-off over a bill that would put secretive trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement on the Fast Track to passage through Congress. The White House meanwhile, has intensified their propaganda campaign, going so far as to mislead the public about how trade […]

ISDS: The Trans-Pacific Partnership clause that everyone should be against

A police woman removes a woman protesting the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on Capitol Hill in Washington January 27, 2015. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) The United States is in the final stages of negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a massive free-trade agreement with Mexico, Canada, Japan, Singapore and seven other countries. Who will benefit from the TPP? American […]

Congress Is Poised to Introduce a Bill to Fast Track TPP so It’s Time to Act Now

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks are stalling while the White House assures its trading partners that this secret trade agreement won’t be amended when it comes back to Congress for ratification after the President signs the deal. That’s why the Executive is scrambling to get its allies in Congress to pass Fast Track. If they […]