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  • How trade deals boost the rich and bust the rest

    How trade deals boost the rich and bust the rest
    Suppose that by enacting a particular law we'd increase the U.S. gross domestic product. But almost all of that growth would go to the richest 1 percent.  The rest of us could buy some products cheaper than before. But those gains would be offset by...
  • Libya's forgotten human rights crisis

     Libya's forgotten human rights crisis
    Four years ago this month, the world came together to stop Moammar Kadafi as his security forces massacred peaceful demonstrators during the Arab Spring. The U.N. Security Council sanctioned Libya and referred the violence to the International Criminal...
  • Stop Trans-Pacific Partnership

    Do you know about the Trans-Pacific Partnership? Are you doing everything in your power to stop it? If you don't know, get to a computer and watch this short YouTube video for a quick summary. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DnC1mqyAXmw. Then google...
  • Feb. 25 Letters: Trade agreements

    If you have noticed that jobs are scarcer than they used to be, that the cost of living keeps going up but incomes do not, that foreign countries are making most of the goods sold in America and that goods cost more but are of inferior quality, these...
  • 'Holy schnikes,' Jeb Bush flubbed big speech

    'Holy schnikes,' Jeb Bush flubbed big speech
    Jeb Bush was mere seconds into his speech Wednesday informing the world that he's his "own man" and not his brother or his dad, when he did something reminiscent of both. He flubbed his line. "We definitely no longer inspire fear in our enemies," the...
  • Politics as Usual

    Casey prepares for trade fight Democratic President Barack Obama has been tussling with Republicans over a series of issues since Congress returned last month: the Keystone XL pipeline, health care, immigration. Now he's about to hear it from several...
  • Philip D. Snodgrass

    Philip D. Snodgrass
    Philip D. Snodgrass, who was an assistant general counsel at the National Federation of Federal Employees and a 2005 graduate of Dulaney High School, was killed Monday in downtown Washington when he was hit by a speeding motorist. He was 27 and lived in...
  • Trade Promotion Authority would help Aurora area businesses

    As the U.S. economy begins to write its next chapter, we want to make sure that it is one of growth and prosperity. To do so, we need regions like Aurora to not only export our products around our region and state, and country, but also around the world....
  • The Times' editorial board on the stump for free trade

    The Times' editorial board on the stump for free trade
    As the debate over the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal and fast-track authority heats up, it's a good bet that The Times' editorial board will soon be taking a stand on the merits of each. Here's a look back at where The Times'...
  • The economic siege of Palestine

    The economic siege of Palestine
    Approximately three months ago, Israel’s government decided to start freezing the monthly transfer of tax refunds that are owed to Palestinians. The decision by Israel, presumably taken to coerce the Palestinian leadership from applying for...
  • Britain has enduring responsibility for democracy in Hong Kong, report says

    Britain has an “enduring moral responsibility” to ensure that Hong Kong is “democratic, stable and prosperous,” and diplomats should do more to uphold the treaty that governed the former territory’s return to China 18 years...