If they become law, international treaties like the TPP will fundamentally alter the global economy and global governance in a way that further empowers transnational corporations.
The U.S. Congress is being told they must repeal country-of-origin labeling law or we face billions in punishment. U.S. courts don’t get a say. We don’t either.
The Labor Advisory Committee created by Congress to assess the TPP says the proposed treaty is “skewing benefits to economic elites while leaving workers to bear the brunt of the TPP’s downside.”
‘Our trade deals should put people before profits, but TPP would do just the opposite.’
With the Trans-Pacific Partnership now public, “foreign-owned companies” illegally fire workers who will be making less than $7 a day.
On Monday, as part of the Flush the TPP days of action, hundreds of people marched to the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) on 17th Street NW to protest and shut it down.
“Clearly, without open revolt against a Democratic Party dominated by the corrupt Clinton’s new Tammany Hall—a political machine that has hijacked FDR’s party—that machine will shove the climate-unfriendly Clinton down our throats.”
Washington, D.C. joined Manila and ten other cities in protests against the Pacific trade agreement that is expected to affect all aspects of ordinary life.