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Is the TPP Falling Apart? Let's Take a Look at Where the 12 Nations Are At
As the ratification fight intensifies, we're watching closely as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) winds its way through national legislatures across the globe. So grab your popcorn, and let's take a look at where the TPP stands in each country yet to ratify. United States In addition to...
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Postal Workers To Rally Against TPP Tuesday
The 200,000-member American Postal Workers Union (APWU) is holding its biennial convention in Orlando this week. As part of that convention, there will be a rally to publicize opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The rally will take place Tuesday, August 23 at 3:30 pm beginning in the...
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I'm a Bernie Backer and I Refuse to Support Hillary
I used to think that the Democrats were the good guys and the Republicans were the bad guys. That's why I've only ever been registered and identified as a Democrat. The Democratic Party is the party of social justice that looks out for the less fortunate, right? The party of the middle class,...
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Clinton’s Transition Team: A Corporate Presidency Foretold
Like other Bernie Sanders delegates in Philadelphia a few weeks ago, I kept hearing about the crucial need to close ranks behind Hillary Clinton. “Unity” was the watchword. But Clinton has reaffirmed her unity with corporate America. Rhetoric aside, Clinton is showing her solidarity with the...
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Building Alternatives for Food Systems and Trade
Public opposition to free trade agreements, like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), that serve to increase inequality and concentrate corporate power has reached a loud crescendo. We got to this point through years of effort by thousands of civil society groups around the world, reaching out to...
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As Resistance Mounts, TPP Becoming 2016 Election's Third Rail
'Obama has to consider what his campaign to pass the TPP will do to the Democratic Party—or at least he should'
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New Clinton Transition Head Has Some TPP ‘Splainin To Do
Hillary Clinton has appointed Former Colorado Sen. Ken Salazar, a big supporter of TPP, to lead her transition team, should she be elected President. Politico has more, in Clinton campaign transition chief has pushed for TPP : The new chairman of Hillary Clinton’s transition team has been an...
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Obama Provokes Progressive Outrage with All-Out TPP Push
Groups warn that President Obama will help Donald Trump in November with nationwide events promoting unpopular trade deal
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Clinton Transition Team Headed by Anti-Climate 'Powerbroker'
Ken Salazar has previously claimed "there's not a single case where hydraulic fracking has created an environmental problem for anyone"
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How Blocking the Saudi Arms Deal Could Help Stop Lame Duck TPP
In this strategy memo on why progressive Democrats and Empire-skeptic Republicans should do what they reasonably can to assist efforts to block the recently proposed Saudi arms deal, I will cover four points. 1. What's going on 2. Why this is a winnable fight 3. Why blocking/trying to block the...
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