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‘Free trade’ agreements affront to democracy

| | Feb 3 2016 - 9:24am | Comments

The full text of the latest “free trade” agreement known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership or TPP was finally published in November after seven years of secret negotiations.

  • | Posted: Jan 27 2016 - 10:01am

    WASHINGTON — The first question to Hillary Clinton from an audience member during Monday night’s Democratic town hall in Iowa must have been a blow from one so young — a potential new voter — this close to the caucuses.

  • Posted: Jan 27 2016 - 10:00am

    As a physician who certifies patients for the use of medical marijuana (cannabis), I am appalled to read about the misguided attempts by Rep. Marcus Oshiro (Oahu) to harass both patients and doctors who participate in the medical cannabis program.

  • Posted: Jan 27 2016 - 9:57am

    Business permit of begging

  • Posted: Jan 26 2016 - 1:30am

    Too many people falling through cracks

  • | Posted: Jan 26 2016 - 1:30am

    WASHINGTON — Of all Donald Trump’s political skills, perhaps the most impressive is his ability to persuade people to support him by suspending their deepest, lifelong beliefs.

  • Posted: Jan 26 2016 - 1:30am

    Kukuihaele is a unique community village, the last Hawaiian homestead besides Milolii in Hawaii. Nestled in a central location with awesome ocean and Waipio valley cliff views is a small park where neighbors have gathered for decades for luaus, weddings, kite flying, bike riding, basketball, soccer and picnicking in the lush green grass.

  • Posted: Jan 25 2016 - 10:34am

    Education worth the investment

  • | Posted: Jan 25 2016 - 10:33am

    Kudos to West Hawaii Today and Hawaii Tribune-Herald.

  • | Posted: Jan 25 2016 - 10:07am

    Jeff Coakley recently posed the question, “What else are these Reps doing behind our backs?”

  • | Posted: Jan 25 2016 - 10:06am

    Thursday marks the 30th anniversary of the loss of the space shuttle Challenger and its crew of seven. Since then, the United States lost another space shuttle, Columbia, in 2003, and terminated the shuttle program altogether in 2011.

  • Posted: Jan 25 2016 - 10:06am

    In defense of Thomas Powers

  • | Posted: Jan 25 2016 - 1:30am

    WASHINGTON — It has never been easy to be Hillary Clinton.

  • Posted: Jan 24 2016 - 1:30am

    Judge not funny

  • | Posted: Jan 24 2016 - 1:30am

    I, like many, am shocked that Bishop Museum is selling Amy Greenwell Garden. As a supporting member of Greenwell Garden I received a letter from Bishop Museum President Blair Collis explaining the sale. What I gleaned is that they are selling properties on the Big Island to focus on their Oahu property. What a surprise! Once again an organization shows its Oahu-centric policies.

  • | Posted: Jan 24 2016 - 1:30am

    WASHINGTON — During Watergate, Henry Kissinger’s mordant wit leavened the unpleasantness: “The illegal we do immediately; the unconstitutional takes a little longer.” President Obama often does both simultaneously, using executive authoritarianism to evade the Constitution’s separation of powers and rewrite existing laws.