William F. Jasper
The Peterson Institute has discredited itself repeatedly with promised benefits from NAFTA and other free trade agreements that failed spectacularly, but it is back with more of the same to promote the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
The heat is on as key Republicans help President Obama and Wall Street execs push TPA Fast Track for quick passage of the secret Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreements.
For the first time since 1969, there have been no U.S. tornadoes thus far in March, confounding predictions that global warming-caused “severe weather” would bring more cyclones and hurricanes.
Protests in dozens of cities bring out more than 1.5 million Brazilians to call for President Rousseff’s ouster in response to corruption, inflation, and recession.
Millions of children and adolescents have been diagnosed (and misdiagnosed) as having Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD. A new study suggests that many of them might suffer from symptoms labeled as ADHD that are the result of fluoride that has been put into their tap water by government edict.
Secretary of State John Kerry says manmade global warming is a fact as settled as the law of gravity and failing to act on it “is just plain immoral.”
After voting for “Fast Track” for NAFTA and then for NAFTA itself, then-Senator John Kerry professed total surprise when a NAFTA court trampled U.S. state laws and overruled U.S. courts — precisely as this magazine had warned would happen.
Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) the ranking member on the Senate Finance Committee, is getting pressure from both liberals and conservatives to oppose Fast Track, while crony corporate interests step up lobbying for Obama’s trade agenda.
While U.S. media ignore the IPCC head’s predatory sexcapades, Indian press prints Rajendra Pachauri’s “creepie crawlie” messages.
This may be only the beginning exposure of long-simmering scadals at the UN agency. Rajendra Pachauri, longtime chairman of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), resigned Tuesday amid sexual assault and stalking charges, faces possible arrest.