Tag Archives: TPP

America First — Or Against All?

To Trump, everything in politics – even at the global trade stage – is about him personally and how it affects his business interests.

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Reimagining China and Asia

How are Asian countries responding to the steady erosion of U.S. power in the region? And how is China playing its hand?

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After TPP: RCEP as China’s Magic Bullet?

China will not lead free trade in Asia, contrary to many forecasts.

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TPP: How Trump Abandoned a Great Deal for Corporate America

Just what is the new U.S. President so afraid about with regard to his country’s middling trade partners in Asia?

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Asia on the Brink of (Trade) War?

Following the U.S. withdrawal from the TPP, the Asia-Pacific region faces a lot of internal divisions over trade strategies.

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Japan & Trump: Now What?

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Despite Trump in the White House, Japan aims to get the TPP anyway and keep U.S. troops in the country too. Is that realistic?

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ISDS: Corporations Overpowering Governments and Democracy?

Investor-state dispute settlement provisions in trade deals have backfired and undercut public confidence in global integration.

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TPP: The “National Security” Sales Pitch

Like other trade deals since NAFTA, is the TPP also just a device for capitalists to drive down the wages of American workers?

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The Collapse of the Global Trading System

The notion that trade per se fosters peace and prosperity is fanciful.

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Japan-U.S: The WikiLeaks Blow Beyond TPP

U.S. spying endangers expanded security engagements and trade with Japan.

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