Watercooler Talk

Watercooler Talk

2:00PM Water Cooler 11/22/2016

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. TPP/TTIP/TISA/NAFTA/CETA TPP: “No, Trump Didn’t Kill the TPP — Progressives Did” [Arthur Stamoulis, Medium]. “Donald Trump didn’t kill the TPP. Assuming we see the fight through to the bitter end, it’s the cross-border, cross-sector, progressive ‘movement of movements’ that will have defeated the TPP…. An […]

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2:00PM Water Cooler 11/21/2016

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. TPP/TTIP/TISA/NAFTA/CETA TPP: “Obama to TPP Leaders: Keep Working to Push Deal Forward… ‘There are going to be tensions that arise, probably around trade more than anything else,’ Obama added, ‘because the president-elect campaigned on looking at every trade policy and potentially reversing some of those […]

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2:00PM Water Cooler 11/18/2016

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. TPP/TTIP/TISA/NAFTA/CETA TPP: “The news that the White House and Republican congressional leaders have given up on passing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is welcome. That the TPP would be defeated by Congress if brought to a vote signals that Trojan-horse ‘trade’ agreements that expand corporate power […]

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2:00PM Water Cooler 11/16/2016

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. TTP/TTIP/TISA “Trump Eyes Trade-Deal Critic for Commerce Secretary: Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross is the leading pick for Commerce secretary in Donald Trump’s Cabinet, multiple sources told POLITICO. Ross, who has criticized trade deals including the North American Free Trade Agreement, is the founder of the […]