Full Text of TPP Released to Public… And It’s Horrible

The enormous so-called "free trade" deal between 12 Pacific Rim nations "has less to do with selling more goods, than with rewriting the rules of the global economy is favor of big business." (Photo: Global Exchange)

‘We now have concrete evidence that the TransPacific Partnership threatens our families, our communities, and our environment.’ by Jon Queally It’s a disaster for people, the planet, democracy, and the future of the global economy. That was the immediate assessment of informed critics as world governments, including the United States, on Thursday morning made the full text of the controversial TransPacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) available to the public for the first time. Though a tightly … MORE

Wow. Americans Really, Really Don’t Like Trump or Clinton

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New Gallup poll shows the two as among the worst rated presidential candidates since 1956. by Andrea Germanos Via a new Gallup poll, more evidence comes Friday that the nation’s electorate really doesn’t like this year’s leading presidential candidates. Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump has the dubious distinction of being the most unfavorably viewed of any candidate over the past seven decades—displacing 1964 Republican candidate Barry Goldwater from the bottom spot. The poll offers no … MORE

Wake Up Democrats, Warns Sanders, This Populist Unrest Cannot Be Ignored

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Brexit win has much to teach Democrats about Trump threat, warns senator, and elites ignore frustrations of workers and the poor at their own peril by Jon Queally   Cast in a New York Times op-ed published late Tuesday evening, Sen. Bernie Sanders issued a stark warning to the Democratic Party leadership that if they don’t wake up to the profound dissatisfaction of the poor and working classes in the United States, they may very well wake up … MORE

Is Leaked Cable Greasing Skids for Clinton’s Next Regime Change Disaster?

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Nobody is challenging Hillary Clinton enough on what her plan for a no-fly zone and military escalation in Syria will mean. And the slope is very, very slippery. by Jon Queally,  An internal cable signed by more than 50 State Department officials objecting to the Obama administration’s policy on Syria is particularly worrisome, according to experts, given Hillary Clinton’s hawkish foreign policy positions and her stated plan to escalate President Barack Obama’s war in Syria if … MORE

Despite Historic Achievement, Feminists Grapple with Clinton’s Deeply Troubling Record

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“As a feminist, I should feel a thrill right now. I grieve that I don’t,” lamented author and activist Naomi Klein. by Lauren McCauley, staff writer “This campaign is about making sure there are no ceilings, no limits on any of us, and this is our moment to come together,” Hillary Clinton told supporters in Brooklyn Tuesday evening. (Photo: Peter Foley/ EPA) There is no doubt that history was made Tuesday night after Hillary Clinton … MORE

‘Worse Than We Thought’: TPP A Total Corporate Power Grab Nightmare

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‘President Obama has sold the American people a false bill of goods,’ says Friends of the Earth by Deirdre Fulton Text released today confirms the TPP rolls back past public interest reforms to the U.S. trade model while expanding problematic provisions demanded by the hundreds of official U.S. corporate trade advisers who had a hand in the negotiations while citizens were left in the dark. (Image: File w/overlay) “Worse than anything we could’ve imagined.” “An … MORE

Intel Vets Urge Fast Report on Clinton’s Emails

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A group of U.S. intelligence veterans is calling on President Obama to expedite the FBI review of former Secretary of State Clinton’s alleged email security violations so the public can assess this issue in a timely fashion. by Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. MEMORANDUM FOR: The President FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity SUBJECT: Those “Damn Emails” – “Really a Concern” Introduction In May, Robert Gates, CIA Director under President Bush-41 … MORE

And the Struggle Continues…

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Because of unprecedented election fraud, and the unfortunate ignorance, and/or lack of informed decisions on behalf of  American voters, we are potentially facing a disastrous future with the two worst Presidential candidates ever seen in the history of this country.  Now is the time to come together, and unite behind the only man who can and will save this country from unmitigated disaster, Bernie Sanders.  Last night, Bernie Sanders made it very clear that he has every intention of taking … MORE

Hillary Clinton’s Dangerous Foreign Policy

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Bernie Sanders responded to Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy speech on Thursday with a hit at her credentials, including her involvement in the Iraq War and so-called “regime change” in Libya. “We need a foreign policy based on building coalitions and making certain that the brave American men and women in our military do not get bogged down in perpetual warfare in the Middle East,” he said in a statement. “That’s what I will fight for … MORE

Clinton Campaign to Republican Donors: Hillary Shares Your Values

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Late last week, Politico reported that Clinton operatives have initiated efforts to “peel off establishment Republicans who might otherwise grudgingly support Trump,” demonstrating their eagerness to win over big money donors previously wedded to the conservative establishment. Specifically, Clinton supporters have been targeting the donor base of Jeb Bush, whose main super PAC raised a striking $121 million, much of it before the race for the Republican nomination began to heat up. We know how that ended. But the Clinton camp sees … MORE