Our system is inadequate to cope with our needs and problems in changing times. Our economic system is no longer competitive. We cannot compete with China’s wage rates or Japanese technology. The U.S. thrived from 1945 to 1975 when we had no competition and the rest of the world was prostrate, recovering from the destruction of World War II.
By Robert Reich May 24, 2015
Tariffs are already low. Negotiations now involve such things as intellectual property, financial regulations, labor laws, and rules for health, safety, and the environment. Read More
By Thomas Heffner May 24, 2015
When we have no more assets to sell, our dollar will be consigned to the ashcan of history.
Dave Johnson May 24, 2015
The WikiLeaks analysis explains this lets firms “sue” governments to obtain taxpayer compensation for loss of “expected future profits.” Read More