Recent trade announcements follow years of protests on each side of the Atlantic to fight the TTIP and the TPP, especially from unions and environmental groups.
While wallowing in nostalgia for coal mining, the GOP presidential candidate has been ignoring the renewable energy boom.
David Kristjanson-Gural is associate professor of economics and senior fellow of the Social Justice College at Bucknell University. His writing appears in the LA Progressive, Commondreams.org, the Williamsport Guardian and the Daily Item. He is a member of the Spilling Ink Writers' Collective.