(USMCA)-Text of the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement
October 4th marks an important date in Canada-U.S. trade relations. In 1987, both countries agreed to the Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement (CUSFTA). Negotiations toward a free trade agreement with the U.S. began in 1986. The two nations agreed to a historic agreement that placed Canada and the United States at the forefront of trade liberalization.Key elements of the agreement ... [Read More]
Image of The Foilies 2017 | Electronic Frontier Foundation : Recognizing the Year’s Worst in Government Transparency
The Foilies 2017 | Electronic Frontier Foundation : Recognizing the Year’s Worst in Government Transparency
A thick fog is rolling in over Sunshine Week (March 12-18), the annual event when government transparency advocates raise awareness about the importance of access to public records.  We are entering an age when officials at the highest levels seek to discredit critical reporting with “alternative facts,” “fake news” slurs, and selective access to press conferences—while making their own claim... [Read More]
Image of Flashback: Numerous Dems, Obama Also Met with Russian Ambassador » Alex Jones' Infowars
Flashback: Numerous Dems, Obama Also Met with Russian Ambassador » Alex Jones' Infowars
While Democrats feverishly sought Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ resignation after he was revealed to have had encounters with Russian diplomats, photos and records show dems also met with the same Russian ambassador to little fanfare.In fact the Russian ambassador whom Sessions is accused of meeting visited the Obama administration White House no less than 20 times, and even sat with Democrats a... [Read More]
Image of President Trump, Ivanka and PM Trudeau Promote Women in Business | Fox Business
President Trump, Ivanka and PM Trudeau Promote Women in Business | Fox Business
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Trump talked women in business at the White House on Monday, with Ivanka Trump and female CEOs from both countries.The White House said the roundtable addressed topics such as childcare for working mothers, recruiting and retaining women in the workplace and encouraging a higher level of female entrepreneurship; issues of great import to the Pre... [Read More]
Image of Farage calls radio show to attack EU's Brexit negotiator live » Alex Jones' Infowars
Farage calls radio show to attack EU's Brexit negotiator live » Alex Jones' Infowars
Former UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage went head-to-head with the European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator and one-time Belgian premier Guy Verhofstadt on LBC radio on Tuesday.Verhofstadt, who once called Farage “the biggest waste of money in the EU,” was confronted by the British MEP on air after standing by his jibe.“The one thing I would say to Mr Verhofstadt is I have just hel... [Read More]
Image of Outraged Mexicans to Trump: Tear Up Nafta, We’re Sick of It Too - Bloomberg
Outraged Mexicans to Trump: Tear Up Nafta, We’re Sick of It Too - Bloomberg
The Zocalo, a vast square in the heart of Mexico City, has been a gathering place since the days of the Spanish conquistadors. Walk through it today and you’ll encounter, as expected, intense hatred of Donald Trump.But what you’ll also find is that Mexicans are just as furious at their own government for letting the U.S. president push their country around. What’s more, many proclaim to be fed up ... [Read More]
Image of Trump tells business leaders he wants to cut regulations by 75% or 'maybe more'
Trump tells business leaders he wants to cut regulations by 75% or 'maybe more'
President Donald Trump (C) leads a meeting with invited business leaders and members of his staff in the Roosevelt Room at the White House January 23, 2017 in Washington, DC. Business leaders included Elon Musk of SpaceX, Wendell Weeks of Corning, Mark Sutton of International Paper, Andrew Liveris of Dow Chemical, Alex Gorsky of Johnston & Johnson and others.Trump meets with CEOs and pledges t... [Read More]
Image of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Trusts Trump On Trade | The Daily Caller
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Trusts Trump On Trade | The Daily Caller
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said during a Monday speech before parliament that he trusts President Donald Trump to pursue trade policies that are beneficial to both the United States and Japan.“I believe President Trump understands the importance of free and fair trade,” Abe stated. “I’d like to pursue his understanding on the strategic and economic importance of the Trans-Pacific Partnersh... [Read More]
Image of Conservatives who oppose U.S. debt vote to raise it as a step toward repeal of Affordable Care Act | The Sacramento Bee
Conservatives who oppose U.S. debt vote to raise it as a step toward repeal of Affordable Care Act | The Sacramento Bee
WASHINGTONSens. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio have been adamant – the federal debt is way too high and has got to be tamed fast.Cruz, a Republican from Texas, helped lead the 2013 fight against raising the debt limit, a fight that resulted in a partial government shutdown. Rubio, a Republican from Florida, in announcing his plans for this year, said Tuesday that “one major thing that will cost us jobs ... [Read More]
Image of Trump’s Russian connections  Donald Trump’s ties to Russia are back under the spotlight
Trump’s Russian connections Donald Trump’s ties to Russia are back under the spotlight
Trump's russia interest sparked in the soviet yearsThe Republican candidate’s links to Russia are a mix of bling, business and bluster spanning 30 years. This account in five sections traces Trump's fascination for Russia from its beginnings in Soviet times through deals done in the Putin era to Trump's appointment of a slew of Russia-connected advisers during the US presidential campaign.... [Read More]
Image of The rest of the story: What Obama won’t tell you about his legacy - MarketWatch
The rest of the story: What Obama won’t tell you about his legacy - MarketWatch
Donald Trump didn’t wait until Inauguration Day to insert himself into U.S. foreign policy. He broke with precedent when he intervened to pressure Egypt to withdraw a draft U.N. resolution condemning Israel, and the U.S. to veto the final resolution.At the same time, President Barack Obama is not going quietly into the night. He has used that pen of his to sign a rash of last-minute executive orde... [Read More]
Image of Case Closed! Trump Was Right, Obama's Birth Certificate A Fake » Alex Jones' Infowars
Case Closed! Trump Was Right, Obama's Birth Certificate A Fake » Alex Jones' Infowars
The evidence is conclusive.Barack Obama’s birth certificate is a forged document.Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s ‘Cold Case Posse’ holds an urgent press conference revealing forensic evidence that proves once and for all that Donald Trump was right about Obama’s birth certificate.The document is a fraud.Share this video with those who refuse to accept the undeniable evidence that Barack Obama is a ghost Pres... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-​Trump could achieve ‘something remarkable’
PressTV-​Trump could achieve ‘something remarkable’
Henry Kissinger, the former US secretary of state and national security advisor, has said President-elect Donald Trump could accomplish "something remarkable" in American foreign policy, calling the Republican president-elect “a phenomenon.”"Donald Trump is a phenomenon that foreign countries haven't seen. So, it is a shocking experience to them that he came into office. At the same time, extraord... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-Obama urges EU-US cooperation under Trump
PressTV-Obama urges EU-US cooperation under Trump
US President Barack Obama has called on the European Union to continue close cooperation with Washington under President-elect Donald Trump.Obama, who was on his final foreign tour as president, met with the leaders of Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy and Spain in the German capital of Berlin on Friday.The outgoing president had "affirmed the importance of continued co-operation through ... [Read More]
Image of WikiLeaks: Bill Clinton Says White Working Class Hopeless | The Daily Caller
WikiLeaks: Bill Clinton Says White Working Class Hopeless | The Daily Caller
Bill Clinton privately told Democratic donors that lower-income whites "don’t have anything to look forward to when they get up in the morning."The economic stagnancy of the Obama years is to blame for plummeting life expectancy rates among white, working-class Americans, according to former president Bill Clinton, who privately told Democratic donors that lower-income whites “don’t have anything ... [Read More]
Image of Fate of Obama legacy initiatives in hands of courts, ...
Fate of Obama legacy initiatives in hands of courts, ...
By Lawrence HurleyWASHINGTON, Nov 5 (Reuters) - When President Barack Obama leaves office on Jan. 20 after eight years, several of his major initiatives will still hang in the legal balance, meaning the U.S. courts and his successor will play a major role in shaping his legacy.Ongoing legal challenges by Republican-governed states and business groups are targeting Obama's signature healthcare law,... [Read More]
Media Silent as Anti-Corporate Trade Deal Protests Take Europe by Storm
(ANTIMEDIA) Over the weekend, thousands of protesters across multiple countries condemned impending trade deals promoted by governments and their corporate partners.Though the protests received little coverage from mainstream media, they stretched from Paris to Warsaw.The demonstrations came amid the Commission on International Trade of the European Parliament’s plans to finalize the Comprehensive... [Read More]
Image of Why They Keep Trade Deals Secret » Alex Jones' Infowars
Why They Keep Trade Deals Secret » Alex Jones' Infowars
Thousands of people recently demonstrated in Brussels against free trade deals negotiated by the EU.This happened just days before a meeting of EU trade ministers in Bratislava last month, which was considered the last push to salvage the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the EU and the United States. Not only is Europe divided on the deal, but the talks have been extre... [Read More]
Image of Tens of thousands protest in Europe against Atlantic free trade deals
Tens of thousands protest in Europe against Atlantic free trade deals
By Michael NienaberBERLIN (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people protested in European cities on Saturday against planned free trade deals with the United States and Canada they say would undermine democracy and lower food safety, environmental and labor standards.Organizers -- an alliance of environmental groups, labor unions and opposition parties -- said 320,000 people took part in rallies in ... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-Huge rally expected in Germany against TTIP
PressTV-Huge rally expected in Germany against TTIP
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to take part in protest rallies across Germany to oppose a huge transatlantic trade deal between the US and the European Union (EU), amid a push by Washington to have the deal concluded by next January.“We hope that more than 250,000 participants will join in the march nationwide” on Saturday, said Roland Suess of the anti-globalization group Attac.The ... [Read More]
Image of Montage: 18 Times Obama Trashed America in Asia :: Grabien News
Montage: 18 Times Obama Trashed America in Asia :: Grabien News
What is it about traveling abroad that seems to encourage President Obama to unload all manner of grievances on the United States? For whatever reason, traveling abroad appears to help crystallize everything wrong he sees in America. During his recent trip to Cuba and Argentina, for example, we counted 18 separate times he talked down his employer, the United States of America. His just-concluded ... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-US, EU officials clash over TTIP talks
PressTV-US, EU officials clash over TTIP talks
American and European officials have made contradictory remarks about their negotiations over a proposed trade agreement known as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).The US and the EU have been negotiating the TTIP for three years and both had sought to agree to a deal this year.A spokesman for US Trade Representative Michael Froman told Der Spiegel on Tuesday that talks on T... [Read More]