If you thought President Obama’s expressions of sympathy for the Occupy Wall Street movement meant he was suddenly going to stand up for “the 99 percent” and their planet, think again. Obama has just submitted to Congress the Chamber of Commerce-backed Colombia, Panama, and Korea Free Trade Agreements, which are opposed by pretty much every constituency involved in the OWS movement, from environmentalists to labor unions and human rights activits. It’s a rare trifecta of hippie punching. And now, thanks to maneuvering by Obama and his business-friendly Chief of Staff William Daley and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk, they’re on …
The Tea Party and Gibson Guitar CEO Henry Juszkiewicz say restricting illegal logging overseas will cost jobs, but American companies and unions beg to differ.
Asian logging interests have become the latest cause cÃ©lÃ¨bre for the Tea Party. Thanks to Gibson Guitar, Republicans seem eager to jump on board.
A federal action accuses Gibson Guitar of importing wood from Madagascar, even after Chinese logging gangs pillaged the country's national parks.
Republican leaders are bashing well-respected trade regs that protect American jobs. Behind the coup: Tea Party groups and Gibson Guitar.
Obama is directing the EPA to withdraw standards that would have cut smog and asthma attacks, saved lives, and created jobs -- not a smart strategy for reelection.
Hereâ€™s the reality: Protecting the United Statesâ€™ energy security means keeping our continentâ€™s oil in the ground for when we need it in an emergency.
American Airlines just spent $38 billion on fuel efficient airplanes.
Airbus racked up $50 billion more in orders at the Paris Air Show than Boeing. Maybe it's because Boeing lags far behind in fuel efficiency.
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