All Articles on TPP

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Did Longtime Ally Just Blow Major Hole in Clinton's TPP Credibility?
'To be very clear, she would only go forward if the changes that she wants are implemented'
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What to Make of VP Pick Tim Kaine's Reversal on TPP
In a representative democracy, the idea is that the representatives should support the preferences of their constituencies. This is what is happening with the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). Hillary Clinton’s vice presidential pick, Tim Kaine has reversed his position from supporting TPP to...
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Celebrating Common Sense?
Last week, there was a bit of good news on the trade front: on July 8, tobacco giant Philip Morris lost its ridiculous case against Uruguay’s cigarette labeling laws. In 2010, the multinational company’s Swiss subsidiary—which owns its operations in Uruguay—sued the country over rules designed to...
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Dr. Cornel West speaks to the Platform Committee in Orlando last weekend. (Photo: Joe Roulette/flickr/cc) Views
Welcome to the New Democratic Party
Clinton Platform members got up to tell the Committee, guests, and the audience watching at home on CSPAN that they oppose the TPP. But they would not add these words to the platform: “We oppose the TPP.”
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TPP Opponents Take Aim at Pelosi: Let's Build a Firewall of Resistance
New video from CREDO Action keeps anti-TPP momentum rolling
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Anti-TPP Amendment Fails at Heated Dem Platform Meeting
'Hillary Clinton opposes the TPP so strongly that her apparatchiks at the Democratic platform meeting voted down language to oppose it. Integrity!'
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Democrats Must Fight To Defeat The Trans-Pacific Partnership
The Democratic National Committee is meeting this weekend in Orlando to mark up a platform laying out the views and aspirations of the party. Up to this point, we have made good progress in helping to create the most progressive Democratic Party platform ever. But more needs to be done. One of the...
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"It's About Letting Giant Corporations Rig the Rules": Warren Skewers TPP
Democratic senator from Massachusetts offers fresh criticism of trade deal in new video
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Democratic Platform Fight over TPP Will Show What Democracy We Really Have
The insurgent candidacies of Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt.) and real estate mogul Donald Trump in the Democratic and Republican primaries, respectively — one uplifting and the other disturbing — together with the Brexit vote, have brought forth an unusual outpouring of discussion on the weaknesses of...
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Democrats and the TPP: Who Speaks for the Future?
Texas populist Jim Hightower will present the Democratic Party platform committee with a Bernie Sanders-sponsored amendment to the draft platform when it meets in Orlando this Friday and Saturday. It will read: It is the policy of the Democratic Party that the Trans-Pacific Partnership should not...
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