Loss of Manufacturing Jobs and Fissured Economy Symptoms of Same Illness

Eduardo Porter of the New York Times penned an interesting column this week that posits that President Trump is missing the mark with his economic focus on the return of manufacturing instead of addressing the scourge of big corporations outsourcing full-time in-house employment to subcontractors who make those jobs low-wage and temporary by nature.

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“HEY HEY, HO HO, TPP HAS GOT TO GO”

Last Friday night at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco, working people, organizers, volunteers, eco-warriors, activists, and musicians all came together to Rock Against The TPP. The evening featured passionate speeches deriding the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and animated acts organized by Fight for the Future as part of a concert series nationwide (plus one for Canada) to campaign their revolution to prevent a the massive “NAFTA on Steroids”  trade agreement.

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