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Today on TAP: Democrats, not Trump, should be winning on trade Read more


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The Trump administration’s efforts on behalf of Mexican labor belie an aggressive anti-worker project at home. Read more

Working in America

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As the bill moves from the House to the Senate, a billionaire mine owner seeks to defeat an American miners’ strike by employing scabs—which the pending accord would outlaw. Read more

America and the World

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Today on TAP: The NAFTA deal hits a last-minute snag Read more


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Today on TAP: Trump’s China deal is a fraud but possibly a political winner Read more



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While nobody was looking, the House Speaker resolved major end-of-the-year policy deals. Here’s the good, the bad, and the ugly. Read more


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Today on TAP: Even the AFL-CIO is on board with Trump’s USMCA Read more


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Despite continual rumors that a deal on the update to the North American trade agreement is imminent, House Democrats and Trump are far apart. Read more

Working in America


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A successful trade agreement with Canada and Mexico depends on fair treatment for Mexican workers. Read more

America and the World

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Today on TAP: The misguided rush to pass the USMCA Read more


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A letter from 11 Democrats expresses support for a drug patent provision in the NAFTA update that most of their caucus opposes. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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Democrats want stronger enforcement of labor standards in Mexico. The feared death of a union supporter in Guerrero state does not inspire confidence. Read more

Working in America


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Stranger things have happened, but Trump needs something close to a miracle as well as restraint and compromise that would be highly out of character. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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It looks like the post-NAFTA accord is going down. What then? Read more

Economic Policy