By Ray Beckerman
Man's inhumanity to man and other living things threatens the whole human experiment. Let's fight it, and try to build a future.
Friday, October 7, 2011
Fighting for American jobs ~ @senatorsanders
October 06, 2011
Fighting for American Jobs
One of the major reasons the middle class is collapsing and unemployment is unacceptably high is that disastrous trade agreements have cost us millions of good-paying jobs. During the last 10 years, 50,000 U.S. factories shut down, millions of jobs were lost and it is harder and harder to buy products made in the United States. We need a trade policy which demands that corporate America invest in this country, not China. That's why Bernie opposes new trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama which President Obama sent to Congress on Monday. The trade deals in the works since the Bush administration failed in the past and won't work now. Read a new Economic Policy Institute report » Rebuild America As the Senate takes up the president's jobs bill, Bernie made the case for putting millions of Americans back to work rebuilding roads, bridges and our crumbling infrastructure. Watch Thursday's Senate speech »