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Audio: What's Wrong with the TPP? 27 min (tags)
Public interest regulations are threatened. Philip Morris is suing Australia and Uruguay for lost profits. Who gets to make decisions and who has influence? The cost of drugs in Canada is a major complication.
TPP: an attack on the GPL? (tags)
Read from the Ecommerce section of the TPP.
10 Shocking Realities of the TPP (tags)
Now we see why the US Trade Representative and President Obama wanted to keep the TPP secret for four years after it was ratified. It if had not been for a very aggressive fight against fast track trade authority in which hundreds of thousands of people participated, we would not see the text.
Economist: "TTIP is Doomed" (tags)
Resistance rages across the two parties. Two hegemons negotiate who are not accustomed to making compromises. The US and the EU are like two proud gorillas. The lawyer branch will put up a fierce resistance to losing that niche.
Happy Canada Day! The TPP and Canada, 4 pp (tags)
A little inspiration, hope and encouragement from our sister and friend to the North! How different life would be if we welcomed different perspectives and didn't make Canada taboo!
Trans-Pacific Partnership Guarantee (tags)
Senate Caves on Fast Track (tags)
TPP designed to make medicine more expensive (tags)
The TPP is the latest and most important new trade agreement that seeks to create new standards for intellectual property that are more friendly to pharmaceutical companies and publishers. The TPP chapter on intellectual property expands and extends drug monopolies.
Presstitute Media Support Anti-Consumer Fast Track Legislation (tags)
House Rejects Fast Track Authority - For Now (tags)
Leaked TPP Trade Bill Healthcare Annex (tags)
Laurence Tribe's letter on Investor-State Dispute Settlement (tags)
TPP and TTIP create a parallel private arbitration system where only foreign investors can sue states. This crisis for democracy and the constitutional state could be averted by scrapping Fast Track, TPP and TTIP.
TPP - Investment Chapter, WikiLeaks 56 pp (tags)
A parallel private arbitration system represents a crisis for democracy and the constitutional state.
Secret Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) (tags)
Four Winds of March Against Monsanto Los Angeles Take The Streets of Hollywood (tags)
People of Los Angeles joined the global call to March Against Monsanto on Saturday, May 23, 2015, in solidarity with thousands of people spanning over 400 cities of the globe. In L.A. the march originated in four cardinal directions in the morning (North Hollywood/Valley, West L.A/Venice, South L.A., and downtown) and traveled via public transportation to the central rally in East Hollywood, followed by a march to Griffith Park for a non-GMO potluck and teach-in. Over five hundred people participated in #MAMLA #MAM2015 to say #HellNoGMO.
Broken Prmises, 12 pp (tags)
The TPP is being hailed as the strongest free trade agreement yet. But this is not the first time this claim has been made. Proponents of previous trade agreements have made similar claims about every free trade agreement signed in the last 20 years,
Senate Advances Anti-Consumer Trade Bill Fast Track Authority: Debate Shifts to House (tags)
Senate Defeats Anti-Consumer Trade Bill Fast Track Authority (tags)
The Trans-Pacific Partnership suggests Obama has no sense of irony (tags)
The president’s statement that there’s nothing secret in the classified agreement is plainly wrong, writes Evan Greer
Obama at APEC (tags)
TTIP: Threat to Democracy and the Constitutional State (tags)
The TTIP, the largest free trade zone comprising 800 million of the EU and the US is being secretly negotiated. Democracy and the constitutional state are threatened by 3-person arbitration courts where corporations can sue states and decisions are irreversible.
Reid Derails Fast Track (tags)
Governments give themselves a ‘free trade’ offer they can’t refuse (tags)
The secret agreement Obama doesn’t want you to know about will have secret tribunals as well.
US Trade Representative Dodges Senate Fast Track Hearing (tags)
The US Trade Representative (USTR) declined an invitation to testify at the Senate Finance Committee opening hearing on the controversial “Fast Track” legislation – leaving an Ohio Republican, Sen. Rob Portman, in the position of representing the White House...
NAFTA's Deplorable Legacy (tags)
Protesting Xavier Becerra's Support of TPP (tags)
“Hey Becerra, you can't hide—we can see your corporate side!”
5 A.M. Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). BT 01/01/2014 (tags)
Thoughts on TPP also known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Fleming, Teka Lark. [Black & Tan Show]. (2014, January 1). 5 a.m. segment: 5 A.M. Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). BT 01/01/2014 [Video file]. Retrieved from http://youtu.be/8KHVCQfFoxE Contact your rep: http://cms.fightforthefuture.org/tpp/ Length 4:42
Get Ready for the 2014 Trade Tsunami: Lori Wallach (tags)
2014 could be Fast Track’s Waterloo. But between this prospect and reality lies a knock-down drag-out battle that will be quickly engaged with the dawn of the new year. Get ready.
TPP Protesters Greet President Obama in Beverly Hills — in Pictures (tags)
[This is a subset of the full article, which was posted to LA Progressive. http://www.laprogressive.com/tpp-protesters-obama/ ]
Trans Pacific Partnership Tutorial (tags)
A couple links about the Trans Pacific Partnership, a secret agreement being pushed, undemocratically, in Congress. Stop the TPP!
TPP: NAFTA on Steroids (tags)
More tobacco, less health care as Trans-Pacific Partnership secrecy tightens (tags)
The secrecy shrouding the TPP text remains in place, with a stronger curtain apparently about to shut out any stray sunshine.
Summer 2013 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Digest and News Alert! (tags)
Stopping the Trans-Pacific Partnership IS Immigrant Rights!
Hints of official Trans-Pacific Partnership resistance (tags)
“Free trade” agreements don’t have anything to do with trade; they have everything to do with tightening the grip of corporate dominance over every aspect of life. It is precisely to minimize potential pressures from social movements that the TPP is being negotiated in complete secrecy.
US-Style Free Trade in Good Hands with Michael Froman (tags)
Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact more draconian than NAFTA (tags)
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is intended to be a new floor in the ongoing effort to lock in the domination of industrialists and financiers through the multi-national corporations that they control.
Opponents of Corrupt "Trade" Agreement Stage March, Rally July 7 (tags)
About 200 opponents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the so-called "trade" agreement that has been negotiated in secret between government and corporate representatives, marched on the Bayfront Hilton Hotel in San Diego July 7 during the most recent round of TPP talks. The march and rally finished a week of events protesting the secret negotiations of a corporate-welfare treaty under the guise of "free trade."
TPP: A Trade Deal from Hell (tags)
Stealth Trade Agreement Secret Negotiations (tags)
Community Activist Join Labor Against Phony "Trade" Deal (tags)
Progressive San Diego's official opposition to the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) — a NAFTA-like agreement seeking to subject the U.S. and a wide range of other countries to corporate dictatorship — began July 2 with a rally outside the Bayfront Hilton Hotel, where the TPP's negotiators are meeting. Speakers from labor, environmental, women's and Queer organizations explained what the TPP means to them and why it should be stopped.
ACTA 2.0 (tags)