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By Joshua Barajas and Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is heralding an agreement on an ambitious Pacific Rim trade pact that he says “reflects America’s values” and gives U.S. workers a fair shot at success.
By PBS NewsHour
What does a weaker yuan mean for China and the global economy? Greg Ip of The Wall Street Journal and Orville Schell of the Asia Society join Judy Woodruff to discuss the economic and geopolitical factors.
By Vikram Mansharamani
While many of us head to beaches or backyard barbecues this weekend, negotiating teams from 12 nations will be busy working on perhaps the most important trade deal of our generation — the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
By George C. Lodge
Lowering trade barriers through the Trans-Pacific Partnership will have little impact on the U.S.’s deteriorating ability to compete in the world economy. In the name of realism and the national interest, is it time for a national economic strategy?…
By John Komlos
John Komlos argues that trade agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership will only exacerbate our deficit and further inequality in the United States. What we need, he argues, is not only fair trade, but balanced trade.
By Charles Babington, Associated Press
The Republican-led Congress completed President Barack Obama's trade package Thursday, overwhelmingly passing a worker training program just weeks after it was stymied.
The Senate gave final passage to the near-dead Trade Promotion Authority, which paves the way for a major international trade pact. To explore how it was revived, Gwen Ifill talks to political director Lisa Desjardins.
By Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Cathleen Cimino-Isaacs
The Senate voted today to prevent a filibuster against Trade Promotion Authority, legislation essential to advance the Trans-Pacific Partnership, handing a welcome victory to President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Gary Clyde Hufbauer and Cathleen Cimino break down…
Tomorrow there's a critical vote on giving President Obama fast-track authority over a Pacific trade deal, an issue that has divided Democrats. While the president is pushing for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, others have pushed back over worker concerns. White House…
By Jim Kuhnhenn, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — If the U.S. doesn't write the rules of international trade, President Barack Obama warns, China will. In fact, China is already helping write those rules, and in some ways has jumped ahead of the game.
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