After decades of seeing the effects of failed “free trade” agreements, Americans are starting to become wary of these agreements. Many are unaware that President Obama has been negotiating a new U.S. “ free trade” agreement with Europe – the Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Area (TAFTA), which corporate proponents have tried to re-brand as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). TAFTA/TTIP would roll back protections on both sides of the Atlantic for consumers and give up additional sovereignty to multinational corporate interests. Launched in July 2013, TAFTA negotiations are still underway, and being kept hidden from Congress and the American people.
By Daniel Mills December 20, 2014
The U.S. scheme would deceptively deflate our trade deficit caused by unfair trade policies, while artificially inflating the number of U.S. "manufacturing" jobs. Read More
By John Olen December 20, 2014
We need a more competitive, open market so that more Americans are made aware of all of the issues facing our country Read More