Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Tag: Fast Track

TPP Is Not a Trade Fight—It’s a Fight for Democracy

The more we know about the Trans-Pacific Partnership the more we see what a raw deal it is for your democratic rights. It's time for a comprehensive movement to restore a forward-looking people's politics.

VIDEO: As Democrats Walk Out on Obama’s TPP Deal, Where Does...

While Hillary Clinton broke her silence about the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which was derailed last week, we still don't know her actual stance on the trade deal. Why stay so secret, Hillary?

Why the Trans-Pacific Partnership Is Nearly Dead

How is it that the pending Trans-Pacific Partnership backed by both President Obama and Republican leaders in Congress is nearly dead? Thankfully America’s real-life distributional game made free trade a near casualty.

The TPP Gang that Can’t Shoot Straight

The TPP deal is crafted by big business for big business. And the reality is it has nothing to do with trade. Therefore, the people and corporate media outlets pushing for the deal are making themselves look foolish.

WikiLeaks Launches Campaign to Offer $100,000 'Bounty' for Leaked Drafts of...

WikiLeaks is raising a reward for the missing chapters of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) the public hasn't seen. Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, discusses the campaign launch with Democracy Now.

Obama’s Ugly Show of Presidential Petulance

The President has "worked himself into such a tizzy over the TPP." While his progressive friends in Congress are questioning the secret trade agreement, Obama is lashing out at them in a pathetic show of presidential petulance.

VIDEO: We Must Take Action Now

Trans Pacific Partnership is moving its way into Congress. While this deal is bad for American's, it's time we stop the TPP from speeding through Congress without debate or amendment.

Shilling for the Biggest Trade Flim-Flam in History

The Progressive Coalition for American Jobs claims that the global deal “will support hundreds of thousands of new jobs in the U.S.” But Americans aren't stupid—we all know the TPP is another NAFTA corporatizing the people’s democratic rights.

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