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Professor Paul Samuelson's Economics: An Introductory Analysis has been the bestselling college economics textbook for more than fifty years.

Senator John Kerry has promised a revision of Clinton-era trade policies to insure that future agreements contain stronger, enforceable labor and environmental standards.

There are bigger American unions, but none that are feistier organizers than HERE (hotel and restaurant workers) and UNITE (historically garment and textile workers).

Paul Wellstone would have loved the turn the race for the Democratic presidential nomination has taken.

CAFTA promises to extend the harmful impacts of NAFTA to Mexico's weaker southern neighbors.

This past November, along with six other members of the US Congress, I visited Mexico on a Teamsters-sponsored trip in order to assess what NAFTA has done to Mexico.

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Fast track is headed back to the Senate. 

June 22, 2015

Activists manage to convince the House of Representatives to reject fast-track of the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Friday but the fight isn't over.

June 17, 2015

Walmart's sustainability record is anything but ethical.

June 5, 2015

We have a real chance to stop a trade deal that threatens to be disastrous for the environment, jobs, and Internet freedom. 

June 3, 2015

Senate cloture vote limits debate, restricts amendments and erects another barrier to honest discourse about trade policy.

May 21, 2015

“We need to get started fixing all this,” says Wisconsin progressive.

May 14, 2015

The president’s suggestion that his critics do not understand trade issues is “absolutely inaccurate.”

May 11, 2015

How Bolivian protesters and global activists exposed the dark side of global trade pacts and paved the way for the battles to come.

April 29, 2015

This is the time to break with Obama, and her own past, by siding with labor, environmentalists, human rights activists.

April 17, 2015

Workers’ willingness to take direct action could stem from a recognition that the golden era of Chinese manufacturing is on the wane.

April 9, 2015