I hate to break it to the Tea Partiers, but their presidential idol was less of a free-market hardliner in trade negotiations than Barack Obama.
Forty years ago, U.S. corporate honchos saw their power ebbing away – to a ragtag mob of long-hairs and loony social reformers. So they did what corporate honchos always do. They asked for a memo.
China wants to change its labor law in favor of workers and, according to Tim Costello, Brendan Smith, and Jeremy Brecher, foreign corporations are squawking.