“Barack Obama was given the authority he has long sought to expedite negotiations for a massive trade deal with countries on the Pacific rim, propelling the US toward a landmark agreement that, both proponents and critics agree, will reshape the global economy.”
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The Trans-Pacific Partnership is like NAFTA on steroids!
“The TPP was written in secret by industry insiders who care more about corporate profits than working Americans! Fast tracking the TPP would railroad this bad bill through Congress, with limited debate, before Congress can even read the fine print.”
Join the Cause To Lower College Student Debt!
We’re joining with Senator Elizabeth Warren and organizations across the country to tackle the student debt crisis. Will you join us?
Campaign Finance Reform: “Government by the People Act” (H.R. 20) (petition)
This bill can loosen the grip of big money on Congress and put democracy back in the hands of the people.
How it works:
– Contributions of $1 to $150 would be matched on a six-to-one basis by a public fund––paid for by closing corporate tax loopholes and giveaways.
– Contributors would get a refundable “My Voice” tax credit of $25.
– Each candidate’s public funding would be capped at a certain amount, and there would be strict enforcement of campaign finance laws—including disclosure of all donations.