Trump Administration Toying With Alternative Economic Facts

Posted at Published on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 by Common Dreams Trade deficit tweaks and overly-optimistic growth forecasts dubbed economic ‘voodoo’ By Lauren McCauley, staff writer Describing the revised forecasts as “budget voodoo,” Forbes contributor Stan Collender writes: “To say the least, … Continued

Demand Trade Agenda that Puts People before Corporate Profits

From the Citizens Trade Campaign ( Thank you.  Your hard work — coupled with that of millions of other grassroots activists across the United States and the world — is what pulled the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) out of the shadows … Continued

Ask the Democratic and Republican Platform Committees to Stop TPP

From the Citizens Trade Campaign ( We’ve long argued that the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement is so dangerous to the economy, the environment and public health that it must be rejected outright.  We need your help encouraging both … Continued

Learn More: U.S. International Trade Commission Report—Contact Your US Representative

From the Citizens Trade Campaign ( Last week, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) released “the” big, government study about the projected effects of the TPP — something that’s already gotten considerable attention from Congress and the media.  Despite a long … Continued

Urge Congress to Oppose Waiving “Buy America” Preferences from Trans-Pacific Partnership

From the Citizens Trade Campaign ( Last Friday, the White House officially notified Congress that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) would require waiving U.S. “Buy America” government purchasing preferences for goods and services from Vietnam, Malaysia, Japan and other Pacific Rim … Continued