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International Laws and Treaties

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  • Liberals urge Clinton to go left, where she risks losing swing votes

    Liberals urge Clinton to go left, where she risks losing swing votes
    Richard Trumka mentioned no names as he vowed recently that labor would not endorse yet another presidential candidate who talks big about confronting inequality but offers an agenda that merely fiddles around the edges of the economy, meeting Wall...
  • Ed Pawlowski says Obama trade pact would hurt Pennsylvania jobs

    Ed Pawlowski says Obama trade pact would hurt Pennsylvania jobs
    — Allentown Mayor and U.S. Senate candidate Ed Pawlowski says he has concerns about the potential effects of a trade agreement the Obama administration is crafting with Japan and 10 other Pacific countries. Pennsylvania workers would find...
  • Democrats spread false fears of free trade

    Democrats spread false fears of free trade
    Political debates often pit fear against hope, and when it comes to international trade agreements, many Democrats prefer to scare. It's a durable strategy that they can't relinquish — even though it usually fails. If you're going to make a horror...
  • Unanswered questions about trade and human rights

    Unanswered questions about trade and human rights
    As long as men and women have traded, they have wrestled with questions of human rights. Under international law, policymakers are supposed to view human rights as universal and indivisible. Hence in its free trade agreements, the E.U. includes provisions...
  • Sanctions movement against Israel violates international law

    Sanctions movement against Israel violates international law
    Commentator Yousef Munayyer does a grave disservice to Israelis and Palestinians alike by depicting the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement as an effort to force Israeli compliance with international human rights laws ("Cardin, don't tie U.S. hands for...
  • Announcements: Maryland Five-O Cycling Inc. fundraiser, Land Preservation Foundation meeting, Anne Arundel County Public Library bilingual storytime, Caritas Society gala, ROWC, Retired Officers' Wives' Club, 'Chartered Course' oratorio, Planet walk, plant sales,

    Fundraiser A fundraiser for Maryland Five-O Cycling Inc. will be held from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. April 28 at Heroes Pub, 1 Riverview Ave. Mention Maryland Five-O Cycling when ordering at lunch, happy hour or dinner and 20 percent of purchases will be...
  • Mica, Grayson trade barbs on trade, ribs on Senate run

    Mica, Grayson trade barbs on trade, ribs on Senate run
    U.S. Reps. John Mica and Alan Grayson debated international trade treaties Monday, with Grayson contending that fellow Democrat President Barack Obama's fast-track procedures are unconstitutional, and Republican Mica giving his support to the deals. The...
  • Mailbag: Newport and its residents deserve underground utilities

    Re: "Making homeowners pay to underground utilities is wrong," (April 15): All is not bliss among the stalwart opponents of undergrounding activity in Newport Beach District 118. While not really worshipping power poles, they do not want to pay to remove...
  • Israel indicts three soldiers for alleged crimes during Gaza war

    Israel indicts three soldiers for alleged crimes during Gaza war
    Three Israeli soldiers were indicted for offenses allegedly committed during last summer’s Gaza war, the army reported Sunday. According to a statement from the Military Advocate General, two soldiers were charged with looting around $600 from a...
  • Give Obama 'fast track' authority

    It's an Economics 101 lesson that bears repeating: Trade is good. The United States is the world's largest trading nation, supporting more than 11 million jobs. In Baltimore, we understand this as well as anyone — our port provides tangible proof....
  • Democrats' division on trade deal goes public

    Democrats' division on trade deal goes public
    Hillary Rodham Clinton and other top Democrats began feuding over President Barack Obama's trade initiative Tuesday as his bid for a major late-term win began tearing at the party's unity and threatened to expose old divisions ahead of the 2016...