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Re: Background and History of (TPP) Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal and (TPA) Trade Promotion Authority

Momentum ·
U.S. Reaches Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal With 11 Pacific Nations -Pacific Partnership created after bitter fights over automobile industry, intellectual property rights and dairy products In a victory for the Obama Administration, the U.S., Japan and 10 countries around the Pacific signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership Monday to lower trade barriers. WSJ's Jerry Seib explains on Lunch Break With Tanya Rivero. Photo: EPA By WILLIAM MAULDIN Updated Oct. 5, 2015 5:12 p.m. ET 173...
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From Birmingham to Baghdad, Imperialism's Freedom Ride

Noah The African ·
Interesting commentary on Condi's speech to the association of Black journalist. I must say that I agree with it 120%. "But we should not," insisted the World's Most Powerful Woman, as though she were dealing with an actual problem, in a speech to the...
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Just A Bunch of White Kids, Having A Few Drinks. . .

ItAintEazy ·
If this selection gives you any new perception, it's that really the only thing governing the current conservative movement is race and white (oops I mean American) superiority.(/snip)After a cocktail, the foursome retired to Sibeni and Chen's...
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U.S. Considers Returning to UN for Help in Iraq

EbonyRose ·
WorldSaturday, July 19, 2003U.S. Considers Returning to UN for Help in Iraq UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - With U.S. troops being killed every week in Iraq, the United States is considering returning to the United Nations to try to persuade countries to...
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Cheering Crowds Greet Haitain Rebels

DeltaJ ·
I saw this being reported last night. Now we have the US congressional black caucus at odds with the overwhelming majority of Haitains themselves. Who would you tend to favor?Cheering Crowds Greet Rebels Mar 1, 11:45 AM (ET) By Jim Scruttone...
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Pinochet Could Face Trial, After All!!!

ricardomath ·
Ex-Dictator Pinochet May Face New Chile Trial Tue Dec 23 SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Chile's second highest court agreed on Tuesday to hear a new bid to strip ex-dictator Augusto Pinochet (news - web sites) of his immunity from prosecution and try him...
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African Venezuelans fear new U.S. coup against President Chavez

Afroman ·
The people overturning the coup in April was GREAT! HUGO CHAVEZ though, shows the problems with being 'Socialist' without confronting the capitalist system. Every time he has made efforts of 'reconciliation', every time the ruling class have plotted...
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African American ballerina Lauren Anderson is a principal dancer in Houston Ballet!

Charismaallover ·
How graceful it is to be a ballerina!It's great workout for thebody and relaxing to watch.We hear about Ballerinas,but what stands out mostis the African Americanballerina. African American Lauren Anderson is a ballerina.She resides in the area of...
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Earth-like planet discovered 50 light-years away

MBM ·
Earth-like planet discovered 50 light-years awayPlanet is smallest known outside our solar systemBy Robert Roy BrittSPACE.com(SPACE.com) -- In a discovery that has left one expert stunned, European astronomers have found one of the smallest planets...
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THIS MAN IS CRAZY!

sunnubian ·
On Social Security, Cain wrote of 'the Democratic plantation,' 'separate water fountains' AP Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain (R). By Domenico Montanaro, Political Reporter, NBC News Rick Perry garnered a lot of attention – and criticism from Mitt Romney -- for calling Social Security a “Ponzi scheme.” But Herman Cain -- whose 9-9-9 plan proposes eliminating the payroll tax, which funds Social Security -- has gone so far as to call Social Security and the tax code “immoral” and...
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Another giant sucking sound

Noah The African ·
Its funny when when people blame the republicans they never mention the role of NAFTA, put forth by a Democrat, in the job losses we have experienced. http://theeconomiccollapseblog...-be-shipped-overseas The United States is negotiating one of the biggest free trade agreements in history and there is barely a peep about it on the news. Years ago, Ross Perot warned that if NAFTA was implemented there would be a " giant sucking sound " as millions of jobs left this country. It turns out that...
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Occupy Wall Street Doesn't Adequately Represent Struggling Black Population, Experts Say

sunnubian ·
Janell Ross Janell.Ross@huffingtonpost.com Become a fan of this reporter Late Wednesday night, just as groups of Occupy Wall Street protesters were launching efforts to invade Wall Street, a middle-aged black man stopped and stuck a sign in the wrought iron gate that surrounds a Lower Manhattan church, and then scurried away. The placard left by the man at St. Paul’s Chapel carried an unusual message in a crowd protesting corporate greed and rising income inequality. It was not aimed at...
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Anti-Slavery Campaign

sunnubian ·
NEW CAMPAIGN: SIGN THE SLAVERY-FREE LONDON PLEDGEThe Slavery-Free London campaign aims to draw attention to the potential risk of an increase in modern slavery connected to the 2012 Games, and ensure more is done to put a stop it in the run up to,...
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Nick Cannon Released From Hospital After Kidney Failure

sunnubian ·
Nick Cannon Released From Hospital After Kidney Failure 01/ 9/12 05:22 PM ET      Celebrities ,   Video , Nick Cannon , Nick Cannon Hospital , Nick Cannon Kidney...
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Haiti's Uncertain Futurem 2 Years Later

Kocolicious ·
Little progress and a lot of self-doubt remain in the first black republic after the earthquake. By: Joel Dreyfuss | Posted: January 9, 2012 at 2:32 PM <script src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" type="text/javascript"></script> Two years ago, at 4:53 p.m. on Jan. 12, 2010, the earth shrugged and added another chapter to the sequence of tragedies that define Haiti's history. The 7.0-magnitude earthquake killed an estimated 300,000 people, destroyed 80 percent of the...
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AP Interview: Haiti leader says Venezuela aid key

EbonyRose ·
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Haitian President Michel Martelly says aid and fuel shipments from Venezuela are having a big impact in the Caribbean country as it attempts to recover from the devastation of its 2010 earthquake. President Hugo Chavez 's government is providing nearly all the fuel that Haiti consumes under preferential terms, including long-term loans and direct shipping that cuts costs. Martelly said power plants installed by Venezuela after the earthquake supply roughly one-fifth...
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The History Of US Foreign Policy In The 20th Century

Empty Purnata ·
http://www.thirdworldtraveler.com/Parenti/World_Safe_Hypocrisy_MP.htmlquote:Remember the Red MenaceFor many decades of cold war, when all other arguments failed, there was always the Russian bear. According to our cold warriors, small leftist...
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America's Real Foreign Policy: Global Corporatization by Force

sunnubian ·
Published on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 by TomDispatch America's Real Foreign Policy: Global Corporatization by Force Whose security is the U.S. military and foreign service protecting? by Noam Chomsky US soldiers participating in live fire drills during NATO training in Germany. (Photo: flickr / cc / MATEUS_27:24&25) The question of how foreign policy is determined is a crucial one in world affairs. In these comments, I can only provide a few hints as to how I think the subject can be...
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Economist: Black Unemployment Stays High Because Blacks Don’t Give Up Looking

sunnubian ·
Economist: Black Unemployment Stays High Because Blacks Don’t Give Up Looking June 12, 2014 | Posted by Nick Chiles Tagged With: black unemployment rate , director of the Economic Policy Institute’s Program on Race Ethnicity and the Economy (PREE) , discouraged workers , Valerie Wilson , white unemployment rate 1186 While the Black unemployment rate in the U.S. for the past several decades has remained stuck at double the overall rate, an African-American economist suggests that this is...
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HELP END DOMESTIC SLAVERY

sunnubian ·
HELP END DOMESTIC SLAVERY 27,753 28098 of 35000 Help us reach 35K <form action="https://e-activist.com/ea-action/action" class="petition" id="petition" method="get"> CALL ON THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO RATIFY C189 TO HELP END DOMESTIC SLAVERY READ FULL TEXT <input class="form-control valid" data-default="First name" id="fname-field" name="First name" type="text" value="" /> <input class="form-control valid" data-default="Last name" id="lname-field" name="Last name"...
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Congress: KEEP CHINESE CHICKEN OUT OF OUR SCHOOLS AND SUPERMARKETS!

sunnubian ·
Congress: KEEP CHINESE CHICKEN OUT OF OUR SCHOOLS AND SUPERMARKETS! By Bettina Siegel, Nancy Huehnergarth and Barbara Kowalcyk Houston, Texas Over the summer, we were alarmed to learn that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) will allow four Chinese facilities to process poultry raised and slaughtered in the United States, Canada, or Chile, then export the cooked poultry products back into the United States for human consumption. China has an unusually troubling record when it...
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Marina Silva: " If she wins, she would become Brazil's first black female President

sunnubian ·
Black Kos Follow RSS Daily Kos member Diaries (list) Stream Groups Following Comments Profile TUE SEP 09, 2014 AT 01:00 PM PDT Black Kos, Tuesday's Chile by Black Kos 146 Comments / 146 New Black Women of Brazil Commentary by Black Kos Editor Denise Oliver-Velez By now most of us should recognize the photos of Marina Silva, currently the Socialist Party candidate for President of Brazil, who may possibly defeat Workers' Party President Dilma Rousseff, in the upcoming elections. She's been...
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Racism in the Secret Service

sunnubian ·
Racism in the Secret Service Black Kos Follow RSS Daily Kos member TUE OCT 07, 2014 AT 01:00 PM PDT Black Kos, Tuesday's Chile by Black Kos 173 Comments / 173 New A Secret Service agent keeps an eye on President Barack Obama Racism in the Secret Service Commentary by Black Kos Editor Denise Oliver-Velez After the recent news release about bullets fired into the White House back in 2011 , I though I'd revisit some of the worrisome thoughts I've had for years about the Secret Service and the...
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Mississippi Congressman Doesn’t Back Down After Calling Clarence Thomas ‘Uncle Tom’

sunnubian ·
Mississippi Congressman Doesn’t Back Down After Calling Clarence Thomas ‘Uncle Tom’ May 1, 2014 | Posted by Nick Chiles Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi faced a phalanx of reporters on Capitol Hill yesterday and refused to back down from inflammatory statements made during a weekend interview when he called Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas an “Uncle Tom,” and declared that racism was driving virulent Republican opposition to President Obama. The comments were made during Thompson’s...
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When you control the media, you can tell any lie you want:

sunnubian ·
As Obama’s Approval Falls, Majority of Voters Want GOP in Charge of Congress April 29, 2014 | Posted by Nick Chiles The midterm elections are still six months away, but President Obama’s approval numbers have dipped to a new low, raising fears among Democrats that he could pull down the party in November and possibly even help Republicans take control of the Senate, in addition to the House. In the new ABC News/Washington Post poll, in addition to Obama’s approval rating of 41 percent—the...
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Black Kos, Tuesday's Chile

sunnubian ·
TUE JUN 10, 2014 AT 01:00 PM PDT Black Kos, Tuesday's Chile by Black Kos Email 136 Comments / 136 New They kill white people too . Commentary by Black Kos Editor Denise Oliver-Velez As a black woman, I’m used to living with racial hatred against me and mine. It’s just one of those things that is part of the wallpaper of my life. When you are black it just “is”. It doesn’t take over my life, and I don’t worry about it daily. It’s just the the way my world is ordered—with an underlying malaise...
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Ana Tijoux Teams Up With Palestian Rapper Shadia Mansour For New Video

sunnubian ·
Ana Tijoux Teams Up With Palestian Rapper Shadia Mansour For New Video by Jamilah King , Friday, June 13 2014, 11:06 AM EST Grammy-nominated Chilean rapper Ana Tijoux joined forces with Palestianian emcee Shadia Mansour in the new song and video “Somos Sur,” which dropped earlier this week. “‘Somos Sur’ is about the importance of resistance, not only in Chile, but around the world,” Tijoux told Rolling Stone . “Global resistance movements, whether in Latin America, Africa or the Middle East,...
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Latin American leaders pledge rescue plan for Haiti

Oshun Auset ·
Latin American leaders pledge rescue plan for Haiti AP Saturday, November 06, 2004 RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AP) - Latin American leaders wrapped up a two-day summit yesterday with a pledge to rid Haiti of political violence and grinding poverty,...
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Afro-Latinos: Discovering identity, organizing

Oshun Auset ·
Afro-Latinos: Discovering identity, organizingBy Askia MuhammadWhite House CorrespondentUpdated Jan 16, 2005, 07:50 pm Mundo AfroLatino AfroCubaWeb The Black Mexico Homepage Beginning in the early 1990s, Blacks started organizing themselves in Latin...
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Kissinger and the Teflon Tyrant:The Legacy of Pinochet

Oshun Auset ·
The Legacy of PinochetKissinger and the Teflon TyrantBy ROGER BURBACH and PAUL CANTORThe Chilean government has arrested Augusto Pinochet who led a brutal military coup in 1973 and ruled the country with an iron hand until 1990.The United States...
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The CIA: An Expose of the Agency's History and Covert Operations

Oshun Auset ·
The CIA: An Expose of the Agency's History and Covert Operations This article provides a general overview of the nature, history and operations of the CIA and is followed by more detailed accounts of the Agency's activities in various countries...
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Patriotism and Accountablity: The Role of Educators in the War on Terrorism

Rowe ·
Patriotism and Accountability: The Role of Educators in the War On Terrorismby Pedro Noguera and Robby CohenRedefining Accountability for Democratic Citizenship My Country Right or Wrong? What are the responsibilities of educators while our nation is...
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Slave Auction, 1850

MBM ·
Slave Auction, 1850 In early March 1859 an enormous slave action took place at the Race Course three miles outside Savannah, Georgia. Four hundred thirty-six slaves were to be put on the auction block including men, women, children and infants. Word...
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Independence Day Hypocrisy

listener ·
Independence Day Hypocrisyby Stephen Lendman July 01, 2007 Along with Christmas, no federal holiday is more celebrated than the day a new nation declared its independence from the British Crown on July 4, 1776. Coming in the summer with good weather...
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PETITION: Ban the use of neonicotinoid pesticides before they devastate bee populations in the USA

sunnubian ·
PETITION: Ban the use of neonicotinoid pesticides before they devastate bee populations in the USA September 23 · Invite Friends To: Lisa Jackson, EPA Administrator, jackson.lisap@epa.gov Neonicotinoid, known as “neonics” for short, is a farm pesticide produced primarily by the German chemical giant Bayer, widely used in the U.S. to coat a massive 142 million acres of corn, wheat, soy and cotton seeds. They are also common ingredients in many home gardening products. However, three... See...
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Mitt Romney's bid to close gap with Latino voters finds lukewarm success

EbonyRose ·
This is an article from The Guardian . We would never get this much detailed info from a U.S. source. Mitt Romney's bid to close gap with Latino voters finds lukewarm success GOP and Super Pac supporters have ramped up Spanish-language ads to halt the wave of Latino support for Obama Mitt Romney addresses the Hispanic Leadership Network in Miami. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images It is a Mitt Romney unfamiliar to most Americans. He appears with a bronze tan. He speaks of his...
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Turkish Surprise

ArabianQueen ·
(Reem Al-Faisal is a Saudi princess who is a photographer. She is based in Jeddah.) Arab News Features 7 March 2003And here we all were, cynically awaiting Turkey's caving in to the almighty dollar. In fact, some 15 billion of them. What a surprise we...
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US dirty tricks to win vote on Iraq war

kresge ·
Martin Bright, Ed Vulliamy in New York and Peter BeaumontSunday March 2, 2003The Observer The MemoThe United States is conducting a secret 'dirty tricks' campaign against UN Security Council delegations in New York as part of its battle to win votes...
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Priestesses

Prophetessofrage ·
Hi Black WOMEN a while back, I found this interesting priestesses information site. Click on and become...
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. . . Continued from Candidates on the Issues. . . Continued from Candidated on the Issues

sunnubian ·
John Edwards on Abortion Click here for 8 full quotes on Abortion OR other candidates on Abortion OR background on Abortion. Gov't should not decide for women on partial-birth abortion. (Apr 2007) Ad: compassion, truth, and hope over fear-mongering....
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SOMEBODY BLEW UP AMERICA

MBM ·
SOMEBODY BLEW UP AMERICAby Amiri Baraka They say its some terrorist, some barbaric A Rab, in Afghanistan It wasn't our American terrorists It wasn't the Klan or the Skin heads Or the them that blows up nigger Churches, or reincarnates us on Death Row...
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The Best Way to Grow Future Democracies

toussaint ·
The Best Way to Grow Future Democraciesby Daniel T. GriswoldPeople who live in countries open to the global economy enjoy a higher standard of living, on average, than those trapped behind high-tariff barriers. They eat better and live longer. Their...
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Here's How To Shut Aristide Up

MBM ·
On Visit to Haiti, Powell Says the U.S. Weighs Prosecution of Aristide on Corruption ChargesBy CHRISTOPHER MARQUIS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, April 5 "” Secretary of State Colin L. Powell said during a visit here on Monday that American judicial...
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A Few Unpleasant Truths About Privatized Health Care In The US

Empty Purnata ·
Costs spent per person on healthcare in US: $8000Costs spent per person on healthcare in Canada: $3400Percentage of GDP spent on healthcare in US: 15%Percentage of GDP spent on healthcare in Canada:...
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SAT Hurts Black Students' Test Scores According to Study

Cholly ·
The College Board should stop reflexively denying theresearch of Roy Freedle and seriously investigate whether the SAT is biased toward African Americans and other minorities. If the test is indeed biased, it needs to be fixed or scrapped altogether....
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Israel, Iran, Pakistan world's least popular nations - poll

listener ·
WASHINGTON: Israel, Iran, North Korea and Pakistan are widely seen as exerting the most negative influence on world affairs, according to the latest in a series of annual global surveys by the BBC's World Service on popular perceptions of the world's...
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The Drunken Tongue Speaks The Sober Mind ...

Kweli4Real ·
Hey, I've just gotta vent for a second...Friday evening, my wife, daughter and I were invited to a get together with 5 other couples and their kids. The host family was a man from Chile and his wife is a native Tucsonian of Mexican/White heritage. My...
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Uncle Sam's Children ...

Oshun Auset ·
Uncle Sam's Children ...--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Written in 1995: U.S. State Department Policy Planning Study #23, 1948: Our real task ... is to devise a pattern of relationships which will...
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Powell's Talk of Arms Has Fallout

EbonyRose ·
Powell's Talk of Arms Has FalloutHis remark that Iran is working to join missiles and warheads may have been based on classified data. Allies, lawmakers want full disclosure.By Sonni Efron, Tyler Marshall and Bob DroginTimes Staff WritersNovember 19,...
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Prosecuting US Torture

ricardomath ·
Prosecuting US TortureThu Dec 16, 1:29 PM ET The Editors Did anyone in the Bush White House cast an uneasy eye over the new indictment of Gen. Augusto Pinochet? It may seem over the top to mention that old buzzard in the same breath as an elected US...
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