May 28, 2015

Waging Nonviolence: How the Paddle in Seattle plans to beat Shell

Waging Nonviolence had a conversation with The Other 98%’s Executive Director, John Sellers, about the ongoing #ShellNO protests in Seattle against Arctic Drilling. How the Paddle in Seattle plans to beat Shell — a conversation with kayak-tivist John Sellers Waging Nonviolence 24 May 2015 By Kate Aronoff *** This week, I spoke with Puget Sound… Read more »

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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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