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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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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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Rock Against the TPP tour, Seattle, August 2016 News
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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