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  • In today's world, fear corporations or fear nations?

    In today's world, fear corporations or fear nations?
    I do not often side with Republicans against Democrats. Nor has President Obama been known for his working relationship with congressional Republicans. Yet on the Trans-Pacific Partnership — which died in the House three weeks ago, only to be resurrected by the Senate last Wednesday — I find myself with the president and the GOP, and opposed to my traditional allies on the left-leaning side of the Democratic Party.
  • Export-Import Bank's expiration a victory for billionaire Koch brothers

    Export-Import Bank's expiration a victory for billionaire Koch brothers
    The Export-Import Bank, created by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to help foreign customers buy U.S. goods, has been reauthorized 16 times, usually with little fuss and often with strong Republican support. But Congress let the bank's charter...

    Overcoming hostilities, US and Cuba to open embassies

    After more than a half-century of hostility, the United States and Cuba declared Wednesday they will reopen embassies in each other's capitals this month, marking a historic full restoration of diplomatic relations between the Cold War foes. For...

    President Obama: U.S. embassy in Havana marks 'new chapter' in Cuba ties

    President Obama: U.S. embassy in Havana marks 'new chapter' in Cuba ties
    After more than a half-century of hostility, the United States and Cuba declared Wednesday they will reopen embassies in each other's capitals this month, marking a historic full restoration of diplomatic relations between the Cold War foes. For...

    With embassies to reopen, Obama urges Congress to 'move forward' on Cuba

    With embassies to reopen, Obama urges Congress to 'move forward' on Cuba
    In a milestone accord, President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro agreed Wednesday to swiftly reestablish diplomatic relations and reopen embassies in each other’s capitals, finally ending the half-century diplomatic freeze between the two Cold...