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President Obama's decision to "make his stand in the current fight for trade negotiating power" on Friday at Nike's Oregon HQ "came as a shock to labor activists, and a surprise even to some in his own administration," according to Baker & Hirschfield Davis of the N.Y. TIMES. While Nike was "onc...
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While others "lie low" in the face of criticism, Nike has "launched a counteroffensive" in the "running war between anti-globalization protesters" and the company, according to Tony Emerson of NEWSWEE