May 28, 2015

Does Wall Street Stand to Gain from “Fast Track”?

One of the biggest concerns raised by critics of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal is that it could lead to a gutting of important financial reform laws in the United States—rules put in place to ensure the big banks can’t crash the economy yet again. Lead TPP negotiator Michael Froman is trying to assure… Read more »

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May 22, 2015

All Hands on Deck to Stop TPP Fast Track

This article was originally published at Common Dreams. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. The fast track trade promotion authority vote in the Senate is itself being fast tracked. The last time fast track was in front of the Senate, members spent three weeks discussing it. This time the… Read more »

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May 18, 2015

AP: Anti-Arctic Drilling Kayaktivists Hold ‘Shell No’ Protest

The Associated press covered “The People’s Platform,” also known as the “Solar Pioneer,” a giant floating barge full of alternative energy that was built, crowd-funded and run by The Other 98%. The People’s Platform covered an ordinary marine barge with solar panels to energize our incredible show of people power. And the Platform lights up… Read more »

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