You may not have heard, but a slew of international trade negotiators are pushing for a new, secret “free trade” deal — the Trans-Pacific-Partnership (TPP) — an agreement many are calling a “NAFTA on steroids.” NAFTA itself has resulted in job losses, the decimation of our manufacturing industry, offshoring, trade deficits, soaring national debt, and a flood of foreign imports.
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In Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission, the Supreme Court ruled that corporations are equivalent to people, and thus have the same first amendment rights. Any attempt to abridge those rights (for example, the McCain-Feingold bill, which limited campaign donations) is a violation of the Constitution. This disastrous decision has paved the way for companies that care more about overseas profits than America.