What’s a Few Dead Labor Leaders Between Friends? Colombia Free Trade, Then and Now

By: Thursday October 13, 2011 11:52 am

If there is one good thing to come out of the passage of these bills, which are estimated to cost over 200,000 American jobs and increase the trade deficit by billions of dollars, I hope is is the message that it sends to those participating in #OWS protests across the country.

This is what happens to the things you believe in at the hands of Barack Obama, the Democratic party…and those like Ezra Klein who carry their water.

TONIGHT: Emergency Webinar With Danny Glover, Emanuel Cleaver and TransAfrica on Trade Votes This Week

By: Monday October 10, 2011 8:55 am

Tonight FDL will be hosting a webinar on the NAFTA-style trade deals for Panama, Columbia and Korea that congress will vote on this week.

Click here to sign up and join us for this important event. The presentation will be limited to 100 participants, but we will be putting a video of the event online for everyone to see shortly after it concludes.

Free Trade Flip Flop: Trade Package Goes From “Huge Mistake” to “Grand Bargain”?

By: Thursday May 5, 2011 6:56 am

The Obama Administration intends to meet Congressional demands to move all three pending NAFTA-style “free trade” agreements with Colombia, Korea, and Panama by an arbitrary deadline of July 1

More GOP Hostage-Taking – Trade Deal Edition

By: Thursday March 10, 2011 11:39 am

The problem with President Obama’s willingness to give into Senate Republican’s “hostage taking” tactics is that it just ends up encouraging them to take more hostages and demand even bigger ransoms. The most recent hostage taker is Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT), and his latest hostage is the South Korean free trade deal. From The Hill: [...]