All Articles on TPP

Protesters hold up anti-TPP signs at the Democratic National Convention in July. News
'Now or Never': Congress Flooded With Calls to Stop TPP on National Day of Action
'Keep jamming the phone lines'
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Wednesday Is National Call-In Day To Stop the TPP
Wall Street, the multinational corporations and President Obama are pushing for a vote on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in the “lame duck” session of Congress that follows the election. Wednesday, September 14, is a national call-in day to Congress to stop this. Use this link , or use this...
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From NAFTA to TPP, Canada Hasn't Learned From Free Trade Mistakes
Barbed wire still protects the cracked pavement where an abandoned John Deere plant used to operate in Welland, Ontario. The building, still standing, is testimony to the Niagara region's former status as a manufacturing powerhouse. (You can see the ruins of that once-prosperous period for yourself...
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What Workers Aren’t Hearing from Democrats
Donald Trump's reception on Labor Day in a traditional Democratic stronghold should be sounding alarm bells for the Clinton campaign.
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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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