The Truth About Free Trade Agreements

Andy Ramirez reports on Trade Promotion Authority, an executive power that Congress can grant President Obama in regard to negotiating trade agreements with other nations. He also talks about the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which President Obama would use his executive authority, if granted, to negotiate with currently 11 other nations in the Pacific Rim. “To sell…

Alan Grayson: ‘88 seconds to Debate the TPP’?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FkOEFPxTN5IYou have probably heard the TPP called “NAFTA on steroids” and for good reason. The TPP is a trade deal to dismantle democracy; or a secret global deal that combines all of the worst elements of NAFTA and Citizens United, shoots them up with steroids, sprinkles in a speedball and codifies these principles into a…