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David Cay Johnson: Thanks to WikiLeaks, public can debate alarming new trade deal

Draft terms of Trade in Services Agreement would overturn millennia of good business practice by David Cay Johnston @DavidCayJ  Al Jazeera America  June 23, 2014 WikiLeaks last week again pierced the veil of official secrecy that surrounds global trade negotiations. The peek it gave us should alarm everyone. Big Business and national governments wanted to conceal the terms […]

▶ “Makes Absolutely No Sense”: David Cay Johnston on Budget Deal That Helps Billionaires, Not the Poor

 democracynow Published on Dec 16, 2013 http://www.democracynow.org – A bipartisan budget deal to avert another government shutdown comes before the Senate this week. The vast majority of House members from both parties approved the two-year budget agreement last week in a 332-to-94 vote. It is being hailed as a breakthrough compromise for Democrats and Republicans. The bill […]