How is the Trans-Pacific Partnership affecting workers? What are the consequences of the trade deal? On the August 22nd edition of A Public Affair, host Bert Zipperer speaks with David Newby on on the TPP trade deal and other various issues of labor, democracy, and social justice. Newby is President Emeritus of the Wisconsin AFL-CIO […]
Zahara Heckscher, writer, social justice advocate, and self-proclaimed “Cancer Thriver”, discusses the effects that adoption of the Trans-Pacific Partnership treaty would have on increasing the costs of medical treatment and thus limiting access to prescription medicine in the U.S. and the world.
MADISON (WORT) –The twelve nations involved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have reached an agreement on the final language of the controversial trade pact. The trade deal has been criticized in the U.S. for being negotiated in secret. Details of the historic free trade agreement still haven’t been disclosed to the public. U.S. Senator Tammy […]
MADISON (WORT) — In order to build support for the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership, Japan is taking the unusual step of sending official representatives to the United States to help sell the plan.
Will the fast track Trade Promotion Authority Pass in Senate? Will President Obama get the support he needs from Democrats? Today guest host Bob McChesney spoke with Wisconsin State AFL-CIO president David Newby to continue our coverage on the trade agreements. Listen to today’s A Public Affair to hear more updates on the trade agreements.
On this edition of A Public Affair, host Yuri Rashkin discusses the Obama trade agreement with Research Director and Senior Policy Analyst for Food and Water Watch Patrick Woodall. Later in the show hear from author Tami Goldstein and her views on mandatory vaccinations.