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  • Branford Metal Cutter Wins Millions in Legal Fight For Worker Entitlements

    Branford Metal Cutter Wins Millions in Legal Fight For Worker Entitlements
    Robert Maars used to cut metal for bolt-action rifles at the Marlin factory in North Haven. He was laid off last year and has remained unemployed since because nobody these days is looking to hire a metal cutter for firearms manufacturing. In fact,...
  • South Korean trade deal: A small step toward fixing the economy

    South Korean trade deal: A small step toward fixing the economy
    President Barack Obama's jobs bill, a relatively modest effort given the risks the economy faces and the toll that extended joblessness has taken on American workers, is bogged down in a divided Congress and is about to get more so. Senate leaders are...
  • Unfair trade agreements got us into this mess; fair trade would get us out

    This ongoing Occupy Wall Street protest movements are the result of the Obama administration and Congress' mismanagement of foreign trade. When the real story is told it will be seen that it is unfair trade agreements such as NAFTA and others that have...
  • San Fernando Valley residents want troops home, survey finds

    Trade agreements are disastrous and troops should leave Afghanistan immediately, according to a survey released last week by Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks). The survey showed that 58% of San Fernando Valley residents who answered a questionnaire...
  • Casey airs second ad, takes aim at Smith and free trade

    Casey airs second ad, takes aim at Smith and free trade
    Ask U.S. Sen. Bob Casey where he veers from President Barack Obama and he'll tell you it's on the issue of free trade. When Obama pressed Congress to pass three free trade agreements last year, Casey was among a small group of Democrats to refuse,...
  • The port: Baltimore's gateway to opportunity

    The port: Baltimore's gateway to opportunity
    With each passing week, the Port of Baltimore, the region and the entire state of Maryland edge closer to an opportunity that will give our market a major advantage in the competition for jobs and economic development. The expansion of the Panama Canal,...
  • Greens come to city to pick presidential nominee

    Greens come to city to pick presidential nominee
    Hundreds of Green Party members arrived Thursday in Baltimore to pick a candidate for president, even as the party has been forced to scramble for a spot on Maryland's ballot this fall. The national convention, which is taking place at the University...
  • LEBANON: Former World Bank president shunned by students and faculty, withdraws from ceremony

     
    What has been coined the "Arab Spring" has gained momentum, this time in the region's most well-reputed and prestigious university, the American University of Beirut. The campus has been a scene of protests ever since the university decided to grant......
  • Weekly remarks: GOP's John Hoeven says trade pacts would spur new jobs; Obama salutes Father's Day

     
    Republican says Obama holding up trade pact ratification; Obama says unconditional love is important to children....
  • Casey makes trade assistance his issue

     
    Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, who last week in Washington and again on Harrisburg's CBS21 Face the State program Sunday, said he's unlikely to support the Obama administrations' push for free trade agreements left unfinished by the last Bush...
  • ALGERIA: Postponing economic therapy is playing with fire

     
    Editor’s note: This post is from analyst Lahcen Achy, below left, with the Carnegie Middle East Center. Neither the Los Angeles Times nor Babylon & Beyond endorses the positions of the analysts, nor does Carnegie endorse the positions of The......