Posts Tagged ‘trade’

Federal Trade Report: Globalization Cripples American Towns as Free Trade Moves Jobs Overseas, Crushes Wages

Globalization of the United States economy has had a crippling impact on American towns as free trade makes it easier for companies to move production and jobs overseas, a report from the U.S. International Trade Commission details.  Source

Recently Fired Pelosi Seen On Street Corner With Sign Reading ‘Will Trade Stock Tips 4 Food’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Since her involuntary retirement from her lucrative gig as Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi has been seen lingering on the street corners of the National Mall with a cardboard sign that says “Will trade stock tips 4 food.” Source

Kyiv, Moscow Trade Accusations of War Crimes and Reprisals in Newly Recaptured Kherson

Following last week’s Russian withdrawal from the city of Kherson, Kyiv has accused Moscow’s forces and their local allies of having committed numerous “war crimes” before their departure. Pro-Russian officials, for their part, claim that Ukrainian forces, which entered Kherson over the weekend, were committing “extrajudicial reprisals” against pro-Russian residents of the city. On Nov. […]

Students occupy University of Sheffield to protest involvement in arms trade

Students occupy University of Sheffield to protest involvement in arms trade Students occupy University of Sheffield to protest involvement in arms trade — Freedom NewsA group of students at the University of Sheffield have occupied the Diamond (a prominent engineering building) to protest the University’s relationship with arms companies. The University claims to have divested from […]

France fuel crisis: Strikes continue as trade union snubs pay rise offer

Some strikes are continuing in France’s refineries despite hopes an agreement over pay would alleviate recent shortages at the pumps. The CGT trade union on Friday rejected a wage increase offer for employees of French energy giant Total Energies amid three weeks of strike action that has sparked fuel shortages across the country.  CGT says […]

Federal Trade Commission Warns of Sophisticated ‘Dark Patterns’ Used to Trick Consumers

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released a report Thursday about how companies deploy “dark patterns” in advertising for enticing potential customers, manipulating them into making purchases and giving up their privacy in the process. “Our report shows how more and more companies are using digital dark patterns to trick people into buying products and giving […]

Russian trade delegation in Tehran to discuss expansion of ties

TEHRAN- A Russian trade delegation comprising 100 representatives from 65 companies are visiting Tehran to discuss the areas for cooperation with their Iranian counterparts, the spokesman of Iran’s Ministry of Industry, Mining and Trade announced. Omid Qalibaf said that the Russian delegates started their negotiations on Monday, adding that Iranian traders and businessmen will hold […]

Russian trade delegation in Tehran to discuss expansion of ties

TEHRAN- A Russian trade delegation comprising 100 representatives from 65 companies are visiting Tehran to discuss the areas for cooperation with their Iranian counterparts, the spokesman of Iran’s Ministry of Industry, Mining and Trade announced. Omid Qalibaf said that the Russian delegates started their negotiations on Monday, adding that Iranian traders and businessmen will hold […]

Staffer at Centre of John Barilaro Trade Appointment Sacked

Taxpayers will pay nearly $500,000 (US$334,275) to a senior bureaucrat who has been sacked after appointing former deputy premier John Barilaro to a lucrative overseas trade job. Departmental secretary and former Investment New South Wales (NSW) boss Amy Brown was found to have been indirectly influenced to preference Barilaro for the job despite a range […]

US Trade Deficit Narrows in July; Exports at Record High

The OOCL Europe is docked at the Port of Newark in Newark, N.J., on Nov. 27, 2017. (Brendan McDermid/Reuters) The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in July as exports hit a record high, a trend that could see trade continuing to contribute to gross domestic product in the third quarter. The Commerce Department said on Wednesday […]

US Trade Deficit Narrows in July; Exports at Record High

The OOCL Europe is docked at the Port of Newark in Newark, N.J., on Nov. 27, 2017. (Brendan McDermid/Reuters) The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in July as exports hit a record high, a trend that could see trade continuing to contribute to gross domestic product in the third quarter. The Commerce Department said on Wednesday […]

A Chinese Gang Used Sparrows to Catch Cats for Meat Trade

NEARLY 150 CATS WERE RESCUED FROM MEAT TRADE IN SHANDONG PROVINCE. PHOTO: VSHINE Hardly anyone in China eats cats, except for a small minority in the southern provinces of Guangdong and Guangxi. But the meat trade remains lucrative enough that some across the country are going to extreme lengths to capture felines, including domestic pets.  […]

Winning a bronze medal in the filmmaking competition by jondishapour Trade History Museum

According to Nafte Ma, during this period of the festival, which is held every three years, Jondishapour Trade History Museum of Shiraz won the bronze medal in the filmmaking competition. At this festival, which was held in the city of Prague, Jondishapour Museum’s short film (A Simple Object) produced and written by Ava Roodani, won […]

Russian large trade delegation to visit Iran next month

TEHRAN- A trade delegation of 125 traders and businessmen from 78 Russian companies, that are active in various economic and commercial fields, will visit Tehran during September 19-22 in order to meet and negotiate with their Iranian counterparts, the portal of Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) reported. The field of activity […]

Facing Israel’s arms trade in British court

Launching a direct action network seeking to end Britain’s century-long complicity in the colonization of Palestine was never going to be easy. There were hardships along the way – though facing 38 years imprisonment (for several charges, including blackmail) wasn’t quite in our plans. Nevertheless, launching Palestine Action was something long overdue – breaking from the world […]

Facing Israel’s arms trade in British court

Launching a direct action network seeking to end Britain’s century-long complicity in the colonization of Palestine was never going to be easy. There were hardships along the way – though facing 38 years imprisonment (for several charges, including blackmail) wasn’t quite in our plans. Nevertheless, launching Palestine Action was something long overdue – breaking from the world […]

Facing Israel’s arms trade in British court

Launching a direct action network seeking to end Britain’s century-long complicity in the colonization of Palestine was never going to be easy. There were hardships along the way – though facing 38 years imprisonment (for several charges, including blackmail) wasn’t quite in our plans. Nevertheless, launching Palestine Action was something long overdue – breaking from the world […]

Facing Israel’s arms trade in British court

Launching a direct action network seeking to end Britain’s century-long complicity in the colonization of Palestine was never going to be easy. There were hardships along the way – though facing 38 years imprisonment (for several charges, including blackmail) wasn’t quite in our plans. Nevertheless, launching Palestine Action was something long overdue – breaking from the world […]

Facing Israel’s arms trade in British court

Launching a direct action network seeking to end Britain’s century-long complicity in the colonization of Palestine was never going to be easy. There were hardships along the way – though facing 38 years imprisonment (for several charges, including blackmail) wasn’t quite in our plans. Nevertheless, launching Palestine Action was something long overdue – breaking from the world […]

Facing Israel’s arms trade in British court

Launching a direct action network seeking to end Britain’s century-long complicity in the colonization of Palestine was never going to be easy. There were hardships along the way – though facing 38 years imprisonment (for several charges, including blackmail) wasn’t quite in our plans. Nevertheless, launching Palestine Action was something long overdue – breaking from the world […]

Saudi-Turkiye trade grows 73.7% in June

The volume of trade between Saudi Arabia and Turkiye increased 73.7 per cent in June amid an improvement in diplomatic and economic relations between the two countries. According to the data released yesterday by Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Statistics, the kingdom’s trade with Turkiye rose to $622 million in June from $358 million in […]

Putin Vows to Expand Arms Trade With Russia’s Allies

MOSCOW—Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday vowed to expand military cooperation with the country’s allies, noting that Moscow is ready to offer them its most advanced weapons. Speaking at the opening of an annual arms show outside Moscow that caters to foreign customers, Putin said that Russia’s arms exports play an important role in the […]

NY Blood Center partners with 25 local breweries to trade beer for blood

(Natural News) The New York Blood Center (NYBC) in Staten Island has partnered with 25 local breweries to incentivize donors with alcoholic beverages in exchange for blood. NYBC posted on Twitter: “Our current inventory of O-negative is at a one-day supply. Because O-negative is the universal donor, it’s critical that we keep this blood type on the… […]

Putin Says He Will Only Trade Brittney Griner For A First Edition Foil Charizard

MOSCOW — As the U.S. State Department continues to negotiate with the Kremlin for the release of Brittney Griner, Russian President Vladimir Putin has made it clear that he will not let go of the WNBA star for anything less than a 1st edition foil Charizard Pokemon card. Source

Why it’s essential for Congress to reauthorize trade adjustment assistance

The expiration of TAA has been detrimental for workers. Source

Trade Unionists Take A Stand For Jobs, Pay, Pensions And Conditions

The rail network was brought to a standstill today as thousands of RMT and TSSA members walked out over jobs, pay, pensions and other conditions. RMT is in dispute with Network Rail and 14 train operators while TSSA is striking at Avanti West Coast. Speaking from the Euston picket line, RMT general secretary Mick Lynch […]

TPO holds workshop on ways of expanding trade with Russia

TEHRAN – Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) has hosted a workshop for the country’s businessmen to review the challenges and opportunities of trade with Russia and to make them more acquainted with the mentioned market. Source

TPO sends trade delegation to Serbia

TEHRAN – An Iranian trade delegation led by the head of the country’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) has left Tehran for Serbia on Sunday, the TPO portal reported. Source

Iran voices support for UN program to combat illegal arms trade

TEHRAN – The Iranian Permanent Mission to the United Nations has expressed support for a United Nations program that aims to galvanize nations in combating the illegal arms trade. Source

UK sidesteps human rights as $2bn trade talks with GCC get underway

Talks to boost trade by approximately $2 billion a year between members of the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states and the UK are underway today in Riyadh but little progress is expected on the major issue of human rights. UK Trade Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan is in the Saudi capital where she will launch free […]

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