All Articles on TPP

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'Free Trade' Will Kill Climate Movement, Hundreds of Groups Warn Congress
'These trade deals give the worst climate scofflaws new and powerful weapons to wield against the broad-based grassroots movement to stop fracking and fight for a clean energy future'
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What If Trade Agreements Helped People, Not Corporations
Opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement has become so widespread that no U.S. presidential candidate currently dares to favor it. European citizens likewise oppose the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership agreement. This opposition presents an opportunity to propose...
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Money Merry-Go-Round: Emails Show How Wall Street Execs and Alums Crafted Trade Bill
FOIA disclosure documents chummy relationship between trade negotiator and big investment banks.
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Lame Duck TPP Push Hands Trump A Powerful Issue Against Clinton
More and more the word is getting out that President Obama, along with the giant multinational corporations and Wall Street, will launch a push in Congress to pass the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) during the “lame duck” legislative session following the election. President Obama should put a...
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Hillary Clinton’s Memoir Deletions, in Detail
As was reported following the assassination of prominent Honduran environmental activist Berta Cáceres in March, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton erased all references to the 2009 coup in Honduras in the paperback edition of her memoirs, “Hard Choices.” Her three-page account of the coup...
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Emails Show TPP 'Collusion' Between Big Banks & Obama Administration
Emails obtained through Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) show U.S. Trade Rep. Michael Froman discussing TPP with Goldman Sachs lobbyists
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The TPP Has Always Been About Corporate Dominance, Not Trade or Economic Growth
A report released by the U.S. International Trade Commission last week found, as Deirdre Fulton notes , "that the controversial trade deal" — the Trans-Pacific Partnership (also known by some as NAFTA on steroids ) — "will produce negligible economic benefits while damaging most Americans' jobs and...
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Big Tobacco Lost to Australia over Plain Packaging - but That Doesn't Mean Corporate Courts 'Work'
Late last year tobacco company Philip Morris International’s (PMI) attempted to sue the Australian government for billions over the introduction of plain packing of cigarettes. This court case happened in a secretive court system, just like the one that they are trying to introduce in the EU-USA...
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US Government's Own Report Shows Toxic TPP "Not Worth Passing"
'This report indicates the TPP will produce almost no benefits, but inflict real harm on so many workers.'
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Groups to TransCanada: Take This $15 Billion Voided Check and Shove It
Canadian pipeline company TransCanada is expected to officially file its $15 billion KXL claim under NAFTA provisions on Friday
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