By all indications, Americans gave only passing notice to Saudi Arabian King Salman's abrupt and unexpected shuffling of major Cabinet posts -- including the fact the announcement came down at 4 a.m. Riyadh time.
TPP and TTIP have been represented in America's press as "trade" deals, but instead they're actually about sovereignty.
Today, our farmers, ranchers and rural communities are more prosperous and successful thanks to strong trade agreements.
Good news for Comingsoon.net's Joshua Starnes. He can recycle his critique of Pitch Perfect (2012) for its sequel: "Pitch Perfect isn't particularly bad. It isn't particularly anything. And that's what's most disappointing about it."
Sen. Capito's bill thrusts multiple knives into the Clean Air Act, seeking to kill the Clean Power Plan in as many ways as coal and power company lobbyists can think of.
The budget outline just passed by Congress would make massive cuts in anti-poverty programs. The president is right to reject that stunted vision and to insist that Congress stop the cuts and re-start investing.
As a gay undocumented youth, Jesus Chavez understands well the challenges of living with secrets. He grew up in California's Central Valley, always aware of his immigration status, but forbidden from speaking about it.
Cameron's majority in Parliament offers an opportunity to rebuild this special relationship, provided Washington and London are prepared to grasp it.
While Obama is the first U.S. president to acknowledge climate change in his speeches, America's 21st century climate legacy will happen despite his actions in the Arctic, not because of them.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has come and gone from Washington, honored with one of President Obama's rare state dinners and an address to a joint meeting of Congress. He bills himself as a reformer, in a country where tradition generally trumps reform.
We know the White House's thoughts on net neutrality and Obama's message to the FCC that the Internet is something everyone needs to survive in the new economy. But less understood is the president's thinking about the rise of cities, or, more precisely, metropolitan regions and region states, and the importance of broadband in spurring economic development.
We still have work to do to fulfill our goal of health care and coverage for every community. We must remove the barriers to care for immigrants, who despite paying into our system, are locked out of affordable health programs. We must also enforce federal protections for language access so that no matter what language you speak, you can access the information you need.
The Zeitgeist is like a person who walks into a room and feels totally at home. "Zeit" in German is time and "Geist" is spirit. So the words literally means "spirit of the time."
The president is basically saying to the American workers to trust him and the corporate lobbies that are swarming all over the negotiations. Yet this calls to mind the old adage, "Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me."
Surprising things keep happening in this 114th Congress, and the 24-hour successful "do-over" on Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) is no exception.
At each meeting, we are told the Republicans have done a better job than the Democrats at marketplace branding. Frustrated, I finally name the real problem: Democrats have not advanced any visionary new ideas since Franklin D. Roosevelt. The stale rhetoric is boring.