All Articles on TPP

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Prominent Scholars Decry TPP's "Frontal Attack" on Law and Democracy
"Today's letter from top legal experts makes clear: ISDS undermines the American judicial system and tilts the playing field further in favor of big multinational corporations"
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At WaPo, You Can Say Anything to Support TPP–or to Smear Sanders
In pushing trade agreements, it is fair to say anything, even if it has no relationship to the truth. Therefore it is not surprising to see Fareed Zakaria ( Washington Post , 9/1/16 ) pushing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by claiming that it will boost growth, and attacking Bernie Sanders for...
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TPP Would Make Climate Goals 'Nearly Impossible' to Reach: Report
Conflicts between environmentalists and trade advocates will become more frequent, the report warns—and more often than not, trade will win out
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The TPP's Climate Blindspot
Free trade deals, and in particular the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), have taken a beating this election season. Most of the noise on trade from Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton has focused on the loss of jobs linked to the offshoring. Much less attention has...
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In Attempted Hit Piece, NYT Makes Putin Hero of Defeating TPP
In an remarkable hit piece NYT spent over 5,000 words yesterday trying to prove that all of WikiLeaks’ leaks are motivated from a desire to benefit Russia. That of course took some doing. It required ignoring the evidence of the other potential source of motivation for Julian Assange — such as that...
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How ISDS Is a Playground for the Ultra-Wealthy, Corrupt, and Criminal
Pending trade agreements, including the TPP, would dramatically expand this system—and in turn, its corporate-friendly consequences
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'Good News,' Says Sanders, as McConnell Signals No Lame-Duck Vote on TPP
Senate Majority Leader punts corporate-friendly trade deal to next administration
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Groups Demand Clinton Publicly Oppose Lame-Duck TPP Vote—Now
A vote in Congress after the election 'would send an unmistakable signal that the game is rigged in favor of elites and against everyday Americans'
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President Obama Aligns with Big Business to Smash Opposition to the TPP
The Democratic primary of 2008, much like that of 2016, featured a sharp debate on global trade — about who writes the rules, who benefits, and who, ultimately, is harmed. And like 2016, the 2008 discussion was largely dominated by so-called trade agreements, namely the North American Free Trade...
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Stiglitz Blasts 'Outrageous' TPP as Obama Campaigns for Corporate-Friendly Deal
Nobel laureate says Obama's push to get lawmakers to pass deal during lame-duck session of Congress is "absolutely wrong"
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